John B. Shoberg portraits of Plains Indians, 1918

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.83-30
Creators:
Shoberg, John B.
Dates:
1918
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
5 prints
silver gelatin
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Portraits of Chief Curly Bear, Chief Big Spring, Chief Shoots, Chief Little Chief, and the wives of Curly Bear, Little Chief, and Little Light. The chiefs wear war bonnets and medals and were among "the last of the 1870-1880s Indian Chiefs of the Indian/White wars, and their squaws. . . brought to Minneapolis to have oil paintings made. . . for the T. B. Walker Art Gallery." The photographs were made by Shoberg at the Lou Sweet studio in Minneapolis.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 83-30

Using the Collection
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The collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 83-30, John B. Shoberg portraits of Plains Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Blackfeet

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs of Chiefs Curly Bear and Little Chief can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 24 and the BAE historical negatives.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by John B. Shoberg, 1983.

Keywords
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Indians of North America -- Great Plains Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lou Sweet Studio Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
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