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Sham Battle - Indian Congress- No. 838  "1898"

View overlooking a sham battle scene at the U.S. Indian Congress of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition in Omaha, 1898. Men, carrying guns and some wearing traditional clothing, ride on horseback and walk on foot. A group of observers watch from bleacher seating.

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1898-1898

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

7 x 9 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, North America, Plains

City:

Omaha

County:

Douglas County

State:

Nebraska

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Frank A. Rinehart (ca. 1862-1928) was the official photographer for the United States Indian Congress of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, held in Omaha, Nebraska, between June 1 and October 31, 1898. During the Congress, Rinehart and/or his assistant Adolph F. Muhr (ca. 1858-1913) photographed more than 500 individuals and groups representing the estimated thirty-six tribes represented at the Exposition. No other collection history information available.

Source ID:

NMAI_373159

Catalog Number:

P27484

Album Name:

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