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Seated profile studio portrait of Chief Mahpina Luta or Red Cloud (1822-1909), wearing a European suit, shirt and cravat, with his lower body wrapped in a blanket with a beaded blanket strap, shaking hands with William H. Blackmore (in this copy, Blackmore has been cropped out)

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1872-1872

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

5 x 7 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Central Plains, Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux), Native Americans, Non-Indian, North America, Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux), Plains

City:

Washington, DC

State:

District of Columbia

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Photographer Alexander Gardner, best known for his Civil War photos and images of Abraham Lincoln, came to the U.S. from Scotland in 1856 and began work with photographer Mathew Brady, eventually managing Brady's Washington, DC, studio. Until 1872, he photographed Indian people who came to Washington, DC, as part of tribal delegations and other visits. No other collection history information available.

Source ID:

NMAI_324219

Catalog Number:

P01272

Album Name:

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