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RAIN-IN-THE-FACE, “Iromagaja” (ca. 1835-1905)
  • O.S. Goff, photographer
    1843–1916
    born: Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States ; died: Boise, Idaho, United States ; active: United States
    Paul Harbaugh, printer, publisher and producer
  • RAIN-IN-THE-FACE, “Iromagaja” (ca. 1835-1905), circa 1874
  • Chiefs of the Sioux Wars and the Battle of the Little Bighorn
  • Where object was made: Fort Yates, Dakota Territory (present-day North Dakota), United States
  • contact print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14.4 x 11.3 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 5/8 x 4 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 20.1 x 12.5 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 7/8 x 4 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of David T. Peters
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0278.16
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Native American man seated. Three-quarter-length view. The man looks at the camera. He is wearing a dark button-down coat and a large medallion with a Caucasian man’s profile head on it. The medallion is hanging from a leather strap. His hands are folded over his chest. He has long braids with fur interlaced.