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ARIKARA SCOUT (unidentified)
  • O.S. Goff, probably, photographer
    born: Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States ; died: Boise, Idaho, United States ; active: United States
    Paul Harbaugh, printer, publisher and producer
  • ARIKARA SCOUT (unidentified), circa 1870s
  • Plains Warriors, Chiefs, Scouts and Frontier Personalities portfolio
  • Where object was made: United States
  • contact print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 21.3 x 16.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 3/8 x 6 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 24.4 x 19.5 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 7 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of David T. Peters
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0280.06

Native American man seated in a chair looking toward camera, but not directly at it. He holds a long pipe in his left hand, which lays across his lap. He is wearing beaded moccasins, dark pants, and a decorated top. Furs and strings hang from it. He wears a fur hat and fur in his braids.