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Title
Chemehuevi Indian woman repairing a papoose basket, ca.1900
Creator
Pierce, C.C. (Charles C.), 1861-1946
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1900
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 a Chemehuevi Indian woman repairing a papoose board, or cradle, ca.1900. She is sitting outside on a blanket on the ground working with the "head" piece of the baby carrier. She is wearing a long light plain dress and plaid shirt under a plaid blanket pulled about her shoulders, and a kerchief wrapped around her head. A bundle of straws sits in front of her. A pail is sitting on a chest in the background.
Type
image
Format
2 photographs : transparency, photoprint, b&w
21 x 26 cm., 17 x 22 cm.
transparencies
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
chs-m16114
USC-1-1-1-13493 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-3500
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m16114
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-3500.jpg
Subject
Chemehuevi Indians
Indians
Indians--Chemehuevi
Indians of North America
Women
Basket makers
Tribal areas
Time Period
circa 1900
Place
USA
Source
1-164- [Microfiche number]
3500 [Accession number]
CHS-3500 [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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