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Mahpina Luta (Red Cloud) with Charles P. Jordan.  "April 1889"

Seated studio portrait of Chief Mahpina Luta or Red Cloud (1822-1909), wearing a European three-piece suit, shirt, and scarf. He is posed with Colonel Charles Philander Jordan (1856-1924), a friend and chief clerk at the Red Cloud Agency, who married a niece of Red Cloud's

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1889-1889

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

4 x 5.5 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:

John Nephew briefly operated a photo studio in Washington, DC. This print was formerly in the collection of General Nelson A. Miles (1839-1925, U.S. Army); inherited by his children, Cecelia Miles Reber (Mrs. Samuel K. Reber, 1869-1952) and Major Sherman Miles (1882-1966); donated to MAI in 1925.

Source ID:

NMAI_318852

Catalog Number:

P06914

Album Name:

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