Portraits of American Indians, late 19th century

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.141A
Dates:
late 19th century
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
70 Prints
circa
albumen and silver gelatin
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
The collection largely consists of late 19th century studio portraits of American Indians made by professional photographers including A. Zeno Shindler, William Dinwiddie, Henry W. Henshaw, John K. Hillers, De Lancey Gill, and Alexander Gardner.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Many of the photographers represented in the collection were associated with or did work for the Bureau of American Ethnology, which collected many of their original negatives.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 141A

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 141A, Portraits of American Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Original negatives for many of the photographs in this collection are held in the National Anthropological Archives in the BAE historical negatives and Photo Lot 31.
Location of Other Archival Materials
The National Anthropological Archives holds additional photographs by these photographers in Photo Lot 59, Photo Lot 60, and Photo Lot 24.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Indians of North America Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bell, C. M. (Charles Milton), approximately 1849-1893 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hillers, John K., 1843-1925 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dinwiddie, William, 1867-1934 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shindler, A. Zeno (Antonio Zeno), 1823-1899 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gill, De Lancey, 1859-1940 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/