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CHIEF JOSEPH, “Hanmaton Yalatkit” (ca. 1832-1904)
  • 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
  • CHIEF JOSEPH, “Hanmaton Yalatkit” (ca. 1832-1904), 1877
  • Plains Warriors, Chiefs, Scouts and Frontier Personalities portfolio
  • Where object was made: Bismarck, Dakota Territory (present-day North Dakota), United States
  • contact print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 21.6 x 16.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/2 x 6 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 24.4 x 19.4 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
  • 2006.0280.08
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Native American man seated, shown from waist up. Rings on his middle, ring, and pinky fingers of his right hand. Around his neck are two strands of a white beaded necklace. His hair is in braids on both sides of his face, and he is looking to the proper left of the camera. The background is a blank backdrop.