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Lucy Red Cloud - Sioux - No. 1515  "1898"

Studio portrait of delegate Lucy Red Cloud (Mrs. Frank Afraid of his Horses, ca. 1881-ca. 1937), wearing clothing decorated with a dentalium shell yoke. Photographed at the U.S. Indian Congress of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition in Omaha, 1898.

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, Central Plains, Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux), Native Americans, North America, Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux), 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. This print formerly in the collection of Mrs. Agnes K. Capron (1849-1938, widow of Captain Allyn K. Capron, 1846-1898, U.S. Army); donated to MAI at an unknown date.

Source ID:

NMAI_312633

Catalog Number:

P13101

Album Name:

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