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Title
Funeral pyre of dead Mojave Indian chief, Sistuma, ca.1902
Creator
Pierce, C.C. (Charles C.), 1861-1946
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1902
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 the funeral pyre of dead Mojave Indian chief, Sistuma, ca.1902. Smoke is beginning to rise from the stack of logs. A group of more than 30 people stand behind the fire. The landscape is flat far into the distance. A small hill is visible in the distant background at left.
Type
image
Format
2 photographs : glass photonegative, photoprint, b&w
17 x 22 cm.
glass plate negatives
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
chs-m15017
USC-1-1-1-13931 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-1403
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m15017
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-1403.jpg
Subject
Indians--Mojave
Indians of North America
Mohave Indians
Clothing and dress
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Tribal areas
Time Period
circa 1902
Place
Arizona
USA
deserts: Mojave Desert
Source
1403 [Accession number]
CHS-1403 [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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