Portraits of Native American delegates to Washington DC, circa 1850s-1900

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.141A
Dates:
circa 1850s-1900
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 Native American delegates to Washington DC made by professional photographers including Antonio 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.

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
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 141A, Portraits of Native American delegates to Washington DC, 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
Delegation portraits by these photographers are held in numerous collections within the National Anthropological Archives, including photo lot 60, photo lot 59, photo lot 24.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Indians of North America Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre Form 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, Maryland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/