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677. Keokuk, or The Watchful Fox. Sac & Fox  "Spring 1847"

Studio portrait from a daguerreotype of Chief Kiyo-Kaga or Keokuk or Watchful Fox or One Who Moves About Alert, wearing turban-like headband with fur or hair roach, multiple earrings, a cotton print shirt, multiple necklaces, a peace medal, bear claw necklace, and holds a staff

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1847-1847

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

4.5 x 6.5 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, North America, Plains, Prairie, Sauk

City:

Saint Louis

County:

Saint Louis City

State:

Missouri

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Thomas M. Easterly learned photography in the 1840s and established a studio in Iowa in 1844. He later travelled throughout Iowa and Missouri and settled in St. Louis, Missouri; during these years he created some of the first photographs of members of Plains tribes. No other collection history information available.

Source ID:

NMAI_322601

Catalog Number:

P03200

Album Name:

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