Photograph of Tomahee, circa 1862

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.99-4
Creators:
Whitney, Joel E. (Joel Emmons), 1822-1886 (probable photographer)
Dates:
circa 1862
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 stereograph
albumen
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Image of Tomahee wearing medals and a blanket and seated in front of a tipi, probably in Minnesota.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Tomahee was an eastern Dakota man who engaged United States troops during the Black Hawk War. This photograph was made during or shortly after the Sioux Uprising of 1862 and has been attributed to both Joel E. Whitney and Benjamin F. Upton.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 99-4

Using the Collection
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Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot 99-4, Photograph of Tomahee, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Sioux (Eastern)

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs by Whitney held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 140, Photo Lot 80-18, Photo Lot 90-1, and the BAE historical negatives.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs by Upton held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 90-1.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Larry Gottheim, Fine Early Photographs, 1998.

Keywords
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Dakota Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Indians of North America -- Great Plains Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Upton, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin) (possible photographer) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland 20746
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