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Mahpina Luta (Red Cloud).  "May 1908"

Outdoor portrait of Chief Mahpina Luta or Red Cloud (1822-1909), with eyeglasses, feathers in hair, a Ulysses S. Grant peace medal and a watch around his neck and wearing a fringed hide shirt with beadwork strips

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1908-1908

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

4 x 6 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Central Plains, Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux), Native Americans, North America, Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux), Plains

Site Name:

Agate Springs Ranch

City:

Harrison

County:

Sioux County

State:

Nebraska

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of David T. Vernon (1900-1973). Before 1968, Vernon's collection was purchased by the Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (a foundation backed by Laurance S. Rockefeller, 1910-2004, and other members of the Rockefeller family). Photographs in Vernon's collection may have come to MAI via an exchange with the Jackson Hole Preserve in 1968 or may have been donated directly to MAI by Laurance Rockefeller.

Source ID:

NMAI_303953

Catalog Number:

P21933

Album Name:

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