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Title
Ramona kneeling at the grave of Alesandro in the cemetery on the Coahuilla Indian Reservation, ca.1905
Creator
James, George Wharton, 1858-1923
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1905
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of Ramona kneeling in sorrow at the grave of Alesandro in the cemetery on the Coahuilla Indian Reservation, ca.1905. Her forehead rests in her hands as she grieves. A wooden cross marks the grave. Other wooden cross grave markers are visible throughout the cemetery. Some of the grave sites are enclosed in small rectangular picket fences. Ramona was made famous in the novel of the same name by Helen Hunt Jackson.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : glass photonegative, b&w
22 x 17 cm.
glass plate negatives
photographs
Identifier
chs-m16426 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-3873
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m16426
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-3873.jpg
Subject
Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885
Ramona
Tombs
Indians of North America--Reservations
Cemeteries
Time Period
circa 1905
Place
California
Riverside
USA
tribal areas: Coahuilla Indian Reservation
Source
1-188- [Microfiche number]
3873 [Accession number]
CHS-3873 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960
chs-m265

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