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Print  "1897"

Studio portrait of In Mut Too Yah Lat Lat or Chief Joseph, wearing beaded hide shirt, multiple necklaces, feather in hair.

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1897-1897

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

9.25 x 13 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, Nimi'ipuu (Nez Perce), North America, Plateau, Plateau (no sub-culture area)

City:

New York City

State:

New York

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Wells M. Sawyer was an artist, illustrator and photographer who assisted with expeditions and other work for the U.S. Geological Survey, the Bureau of American Ethnology, and the Smithsonian Institution. 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. Chief Joseph travelled to New York City in 1897 for the dedication of Grant's Tomb as a guest of General Miles and William F. (Buffalo Bill) Cody.

Source ID:

NMAI_318695

Catalog Number:

P07010

Album Name:

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