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Title
Jane Lewis--wife of Tom Lewis (Capt Tom)
Date Created and/or Issued
1872
Publication Information
Meriam Library, California State University, Chico
Contributing Institution
California State University, Chico
Collection
Dorothy M. Hill Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Early Maidu pictures Jane Lewis--wife of Tom Lewis (Capt Tom) Photograph Source: Copy from unknown source (Copy date not given) Original source: Smithsonian Institution Notes: Following information found in the Handbook of North American Indians California 1978 by Smithsonian Institution Caption under image reads: Captain Tom's wife wearing 10-yard necklace of 1,160 money beads made of clam (probably Saxidomus sp) and a deerskin girdle and headband decorated with abalone Photograph probably by AWChase, before Aug 1874 (page 391 Figure 5) MSS 160:135:31
Black and white copy print ; 118 x 80 mm
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
[item#] MSS 160 Dorothy M. Hill Collection, Meriam Library Special Collections, California State University, Chico.
sc31338
http://archives.csuchico.edu/cdm/ref/collection/coll42/id/1429
Subject
Lewis, Jane
Maidu--Southern
Nisenan
Maidu
Necklaces--Clamshell Disc Bead
Headgear
Headbands
Hides and Skins
Hides and skins--Deer
Abalone headbands
Portrait photography
Portraits
Women
Necklaces
Place
Auburn (Calif)
Placer County (Calif)
Source
sc31338.tif
Relation
Dorothy Hill Photograph Collection
Dorothy Morehead Hill Collection

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