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Chief Hollow Horn Bear. Copyright 1900. By J.A. Anderson  "1890-1900"

Studio portrait of Chief Mato He Hlogeca or Hollow-Horn Bear, wearing feathers in his hair, beaded and fringed hide shirt, a scarf around his neck, and a peace medal.

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1890-1900

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

4 x 6 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Central Plains, Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux), Native Americans, North America, Plains, Sicangu Lakota (Brule Sioux)

City:

Rosebud Reservation

County:

Todd County

State:

South Dakota

Country:

USA

Collection History:

John A. Anderson established himself as a photographer in Nebraska in the late 1880s and was the official photographer for the Crook Treaty Commission in 1889. From 1891 until his death in 1948 he lived on Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota. This print formerly in the collection of David T. Vernon (1900-1973). Before 1968, Vernon's collection was purchased by the Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (a foundation backed by Laurance S. Rockefeller, 1910-2004, and other members of the Rockefeller family). Photographs in Vernon's collection may have come to MAI via an exchange with the Jackson Hole Preserve in 1968 or may have been donated directly to MAI by Laurance Rockefeller.

Source ID:

NMAI_322896

Catalog Number:

P02747

Album Name:

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