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Title
Papago girl
William Smith Mason Collection of Western Americana
Alternative Title
Volume 2, plate 48
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
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Description
A particularly fine-looking Papago girl of as nearly pure blood as can be found in the region. The northern Piman tribes have been in direct contact with Spanish people for more than two centuries. Much of the early foreign blood, however, has become so blended that its physical influence is no longer apparent. Indeed there are many instances in which the Indians insist that their blood is entirely aboriginal, whereas in fact an infusion of alien blood is traceable for several generations back.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
wor00130.tif
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll8/id/179
Language
English
Subject
Tohono O’odham Nation of Arizona
Photogravure
Native Americans
Portraits
Portrait photography
Blankets
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. 2 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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