Photographs of North American Indians, 1840s-circa 1879

Associated name
Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.) [Browse]
Format
Manuscript
Language
English
Description
  • 10 boxes
  • 13.0 linear feet

Details

Subject(s)
Photographer
Creator
Getty AAT genre
Compiled/​Created
1840s-circa 1879
Restrictions note
The collection is open for research.
Summary note
Consists of two disbound photograph albums containing 1,025 mounted albumen photographs of North American Indians, including portraits of delegates to Washington, D.C.; expedition photographs; and early Western studio portraits by American photographers. Most of the photographs in the albums are described in William Henry Jackson's Descriptive Catalogue of the Photographs of North American Indians (1877). This collection is included in the Princeton University Digital Library.
OCLC
1365100783
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