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Photo NumberPH036_4232
Title on ObjectParson Motanic.
Title on Envelope
Descriptive UO TitleParson Motanic, Cayuse Indian, in Hudson automobile, 1915
TCI Title
General NotesSeven Indians, including Parson Motanic, another man, three women, a child and a baby, ride in a Hudson Automobile down a street in town. Parson Motanic and the other man wear buckskin shirts and headdresses, one of which is horned. The women wear head scarves.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of a family sitting in an automobile. They have been identified as the Parson Motanic family. Parson is the one behind the steering wheel. He his wearing an Eagle feather Bonnet, with a buckskin shirt. The young boy sitting in the passenger seat has been identified as the salesman son from one of the family members. He is wearing a Horned Headdress and a buckskin shirt also. In the back seat are three women and one girl. Starting from left to right are Mary Motanic, Esther Motanic, Dorothy Motanic, Sarah Motanic and the baby is Art Motanic, which he was moving as the photo was taken. The photographer was on the front right side of the automobile. In the background are a number of houses on both sides of the street. Writing on the photograph is "Parson Motanic" which is written behind the automobile, and "Maj. Moorhouse" which is written in front of the back right tire.
TCI TermsMen
Horned Headdress
Feathered Headdress
Shirt, Buckskin

TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; People; Head Dress; Euro-American Clothing; Transportation; Housing;
SubjectIndians of North America
Cayuse Indians
Clothing and dress
Shirt, Buckskin
Headdress, Horned
Cayuse Indians
Automobile driving
Hudson automobile
Convertible automobiles

NamesMotanic, Parson
Motanic, Esther
Motanic, Mary
Motanic, Dorothy
Motanic, Sarah
Motanic, Art
PhotographerMoorhouse, Lee;
Date in Photo1897 - 1920
RightsThis image is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the University of Oregon Libraries as a source is requested.
RepositoryUniversity of Oregon Libraries - Special Collections and University Archives

Collection TitleMoorhouse Collection
Source FormatGlass-plate negative
Source Dimensions6.84 X 4.98 inches
Sub TypeOutside Photograph

Image (File) Size104,378 bytes
Image Width855 pixels
Image Height632 pixels
Color Space8 bit -- Grayscale -- Gray Gamma 2.2
Capture MethodScanned in Twain 32 negative mode on UMAX PowerLook III flatbed scanner
Resolution125 dpi
Processing HistoryAdobe Photoshop used to adjust levels from 0 - 1.00 - 255 to 43 - 1.00 - 255. Images saved in greyscale. JPEG compressed from greyscale tiff at 125 dpi with quality setting at 6 of 12.
Additional Formats Held by UOArchived tiff -- PH036_4232.tif -- 24 bit, sRGB IEC61966-2.1 -- 4103 X 2990 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 36,811,772 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH036_4232ag.tif -- 8 bit, Gray Gamma 2.2 -- 4103 X 2990 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 12,289,888 bytes //

PublisherJoint Project of the University of Oregon Libraries and the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla
Digital CollectionUniversity of Oregon. Libraries. Picturing the Cayuse, Walla Walla, and Umatilla Tribes.
Contributing InstitutionUniversity of Oregon Libraries
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