photographic print(black and white);
- Museum number
- Object: BM William Blackmore Coll. Album 38
Photograph (black and white) from an album; portrait of Big Eagle, a Pawnee chief and his wife, seated in front of a wooden fence; Big Eagle is wearing a cloth shirt, trousers, moccasins, a peace medal, a shell neck ornament, shell ear ornaments, and a blanket around his waist; his wife is wearing a cloth dress and moccasins; United States of America
- Production date
Height: 7 centimetres (image)
Height: 26.60 centimetres (mount)
Width: 7.20 centimetres (image)
Width: 21.40 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
Related information: This image was found with a handwritten title page numbered A38/1 and several newspaper articles and book pages numbered A38/2-15, thus album 38 begins with number 16. The title page reads:
"Ouray. Head Chief of The Utes."
It can be found in PicDoc 292.
Related image: this image can also be seen in Am,B40.36
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- The 'Disposal book of the Salisbury South Wilts and Blackmore Museum No. 1 1928-1952' reports the disposal of a: "Photographs of North American Indians and miscellanea" given to the Department of Ceramics and Ethnography of the British Museum. It is dated 24th February 1932.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 41
Miscellaneous number: A38/1914 (Old BM Blackmore Collection Number)