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Title
Two Havasupai Indian women in front of a native dwelling, Havasu Canyon, ca.1899
Creator
James, George Wharton
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1899
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 an two Havasupai Indian women, Rock Jones' daughter (a basket maker) and her friend, in front of a native dwelling, Havasu Canyon, ca.1899. Jone's daughter sits on the ground with an incomplete basket in her lap. The other woman stands at right with a "Kathak" or large conical basket slung on her back. Between the two sit another kathak and a jug on the ground. The dome-shaped dwelling is formed of a lattice of sticks covered with thatching. Another dwelling is visible at right behind them. Vertical canyon walls loom in the background.
Type
image
Format
2 photographs : glass photonegative, photoprint, b&w
17 x 22 cm.
glass plate negatives
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
chs-m16376
USC-1-1-1-13517 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-3791
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m16376
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-3791.jpg
Subject
Havasupai Indians
Indians--Havasupai
Indians of North America
Women
Dwellings
Clothing and dress
Tribal areas
Time Period
circa 1899
Place
USA
Source
1-162-; 1-167- [Microfiche number]
3791 [Accession number]
CHS-3791 [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
USC
chs-m265

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