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Title
Apsaroke war chief
William Smith Mason Collection of Western Americana
Alternative Title
Volume 4, plate 112
Creator
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
Publication Information
E. S. Curtis (Seattle); The University Press (Cambridge, Mass)
Honnold Mudd Library. Special Collections
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
West-ography, re-imaging the West
Rights Information
For more information on copyright or permissions for this image, please contact Honnold Mudd Library Special Collections at https://library.claremont.edu/scl/
Description
The three fox-tails hanging from the coup-stick show the subject Medicine Crow, whose biography appears in Volume IV, page 203 -to be the possessor of three first coups, that is, in three encounters he was the first to strike one of the enemy's force. The necklace consists of beads, and the large ornaments at the shoulders are abalone shells.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
wor00156.tif
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll8/id/109
Language
English
Subject
Crow Indians
Clothing and dress
Jewelry
Men's clothing
Native Americans
Photogravure
Portrait photography
Portraits
Indians - Kings and rulers
Source
Photogravure, 18.25 x 22.25 inches: The North American Indian: being a series of volumes picturing and describing the Indians of the United States, and Alaska, 970.6 C942 vol. 4 plates, William Smith Mason Collection of Western Americana, Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library
Relation
West-ography, re-imaging the West - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll8

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