photographic print(black and white);
- Museum number
Photograph (black and white) carte de visite; studio portrait of chief sitting on a chair with fringing, wearing a fur hat with two horns and a rim of bone or teeth(?) attached, a beaded choker necklace, ear ornaments, a patterned shirt, a blanket wrapped around his waist; Omaha(?), United States of America.
- Production date
- 1860's (?)
Height: 8.90 centimetres (image)
Height: 10.60 centimetres (mount)
Width: 5.50 centimetres (image)
Width: 6.20 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
Acquisition/Associated name: This image is stored in a box labelled as "William Blackmore". There is no associated documentation to determine that the collection was acquired from the Blackmore Museum, Salisbury in 1932, at the same time as Blackmore albums within the BM Pictorial Collection.
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: 55,082. The following further information is on the catalogue card:
SUBJECT: "Omaha Chief"
SOURCE: Copy from orig in M C Stevenson personal papers gift of Manning Gasch.
DATE: not recorded ca. 1860's
PHOTOGRAPHER: Eaton's Gallery of Art, Omaha, Neb.
REMARKS: Another copy of this photograph appears in the Taylor scrapbook, NAA 4605, p.48 with caption "Sac & Fox"."
This photographic print has been printed from a boken negative. Note, the cracks marks along the right and bottom, as well as a black-missing section of a negative on the bottom right corner.
Related information: this image has been stuck on top of the original carte-de-visite. Thus it is unclear whether Eaton or Lovejoy took this photograph.
- Not on display
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: C/3036 (Old BM series number)