photographic print(black and white);
- Museum number
- Object: BM William Blackmore Coll. Album 41
Photograph (black and white) from an album, of a carte de visite; studio portrait of a Paiute chief; the Paiute chief has his hair in two plaits and wrapped in embroidered cloth; the Paiute chief is wearing a cloth shirt, a blanket wrapped around himself, and a pair of moccasins; the Paiute chief is holding a fur quiver and arrows in his hands; Salt Lake City, United States of America
- Production date
1863-1869 (Original photograph)
1869 (Shindler copy)
Height: 18.30 centimetres (image)
Height: 35 centimetres (mount)
Width: 13.40 centimetres (image)
Width: 27.50 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
Related information: This image was found with a printed contents page numbered A41/1 thus album 41 begins with number 2. The title page reads:
Utah and Colorado.
No. 755. YOUNG FRIDAY.
Nos. 756-758 AN-TE-RO, Graceful Walker.
Nos. 759-760. WA-NE-RO, Yellow Pollen.
Nos. 761, 762. TAP-I-YU-NA, He who wins the race.
Nos.763,764. KO-MUS, the son of Another.
Nos. 765-767. OURAY.
No. 768. GUERRO.
No. 769. JOHN.
No. 770. KWA-KO-NUT, A King.
No. 771. CU-RA-CAN-TO.
No. 772, 773. SHA-VA-NO, War-Chief.
No. 774. WA-RETS and SHAVANO.
No. 775. GROUP: OURAY, GUERRO, SHAVANO, WARENCY, ANKATOSH.
No. 776. GROUP OF SEVEN.
No. 777. SHU-RI-PE, Lodge Pole's son.
No. 778. CHIPPIN, Always Riding.
No. 779. LITTLE SOLDIER.
No. 780. SQUAW OF LITTLE SOLDIER.
No. 781. TA-GA-CHA-NICK.
No. 782. WOLF.
No. 783. RAINBOW.
No. 784. NICOROD, Green Leaf.
No. 785. PEAOH, Black Tail Deer.
No. 786. SOBITA.
No. 787. SAPPIX and son.
No. 788. CHU.
No. 789. KANOSH.
No. 790. A CHIEF.
No. 791. A GROUP.
No. 792. GROUP, HORSE-BACK.
No. 793. THE THREE GRACES.
Nos. 795-798. VARIOUS BRAVES.
Nos. 799, 800. BOY AND GIRL.
Nos. 801-806. VARIOUS GROUPS.
No. 935. COLORADO."
It can be found in PicDoc 296.
Smithsonian Archives Catalogue Card: A copy of the catalogue card for this image can be found in the PicDoc for this image. The catalogue card indicates that the Smithsonian Institution owns a negative of this image, number: 1649-b. The following further information is on the catalogue card:
SUBJECT: A Pai-Ute chief holding a fur quiver
PHOTOGRAPHER: C W Carter, Salt Lake Cit, Utah
Copy by Shindler, Washington DC 1869
Published in: Fleming, Paula (2203) "Native American Photography at the Smithsonian: the Shindler catalogue", No.299 with the Amended Identification: "Unidentified subject. "Pah-Ute" is a term applied to some Ute groups. By Charles William Carter, of Salt Lake City, Utah Territory. made between ca. 1863 when he opened his studio in Salt Lake City and 1869 when Shindler copied the original carte de visite".
- 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: 299 (Shindler series number)
Miscellaneous number: 398 (Series number)
Miscellaneous number: A41/2063 (Old BM Blackmore Collection Number)