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75  "1869"

Studio seated portrait of the man Shonion or Sho-ni-on, wearing a white shirt with collar and tie, a brocade vest, and black suit jacket. Member of a delegation?

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Dimensions:

4 x 5.5 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Chickasaw, Native Americans, North America, Southeast, Southeastern Uplands

City:

Washington, DC

State:

District of Columbia

Country:

USA

Collection History:

From 1867 to 1869, A. Zeno Shindler photographed many delegations that came to Washington, D.C. William Henry Jackson was also active in photographing Indian delegations travelling to Washington, DC. He was hired by the Bureau of American Ethnology to catalog the thousands of photographs in their collection, and in the process inadvertently received credit as the photographer for many images he did not actually create. No further collection history information available.

Source ID:

NMAI_325172

Catalog Number:

P00436

Album Name:

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