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WAR EAGLE, “Wanmdi Kicizapi”
  • O.S. Goff, probably, photographer
    1843–1916
    born: Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States ; died: Boise, Idaho, United States ; active: United States
    Paul Harbaugh, printer, publisher and producer
  • WAR EAGLE, “Wanmdi Kicizapi”, circa early 1870s
  • Plains Warriors, Chiefs, Scouts and Frontier Personalities portfolio
  • Where object was made: United States
  • contact print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 21.4 x 16.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 3/8 x 6 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 24.5 x 19.6 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 7 11/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of David T. Peters
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0280.07
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Native American male seated turned at 45-degree angle to right proper. He is looking at the camera. He has an elaborate headdress of feathers, horns, and fur which extends downward to the floor. He is wearing a ring on his left hand and is holding a long pipe in both hands. His moccasins and pants have beadwork. Light on rear wall of the studio from the window; curtain hanging in the background isn’t drawn across the rod. Background seems to be the same as in 2006.0280.12. Wooden floorboards with a decorative rug.