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Sleeping Bear, Sioux, No. 876.  "1898"

Studio portrait of delegate Sleeping Bear (ca. 1850-1924) wearing a feathered headdress and a bone hairpipe breastplate. 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:

8 x 10 in.

Cultures:

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

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_378668

Catalog Number:

P27310

Album Name:

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