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Photo NumberPH036_4252
Title on ObjectPaul Showay Cayuse Tribe
Title on EnvelopePaul Shonaway, Cayuse Indian
Descriptive UO TitlePaul Showoway, Cayuse Indian, in costume.
TCI Title
General NotesA Native American man standing outside against a black fabric backdrop hung from the side of a building. He is wearing a horned and feathered headdress, a buckskin shirt, geometrically-beaded moccasins, a necklace, and a blanket wrapped around his legs. He is holding an unidentified object in his left hand with hair or fur on the end of it.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of a man dressed in his regalia standing in front of a building. He is wearing a horned headdress, shirt buckskin and cloth, fur bandoleer, wool legging, blanket hider, moccasins. Holding in his left hand is an eagle feather staff, and an unidentified object. Behind him is a blanket backdrop and on the right side of the photograph is a striped blanket being used for a backdrop also. He is also standing on a blanket. Witting on the photograph is "Paul Showay Cayuse Tribe Maj. Moorhouse".
TCI TermsMan
Horned Head Dress
Shirt, Buckskin, Shirt, Cloth
Legging, Wool
Hider, Blanket
Moccasins, Beaded
Staff, Eagle Feathers
Unidentified Object
Bandoleer, Fur
Backdrop, Blanket
Belt, Yarn
Box, Wooden

TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; Person; Regalia; Building;
SubjectIndians of North America
Shirt, Buckskin
Cayuse Indians
Headdress, Horned
Brooms and brushes
Moccasins, Beaded-Geometric

NamesShowaway, Paul
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 Dimensions8.03 X 9.93 inches
Source Conditionflaking
Sub TypeOutside Photograph

Image (File) Size287,640 bytes
Image Width707 pixels
Image Height875 pixels
Color Space24 bit - RGB - sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Capture MethodScanned in transmissive mode with Silverfast AI 6.0 on UMAX PowerLook III flatbed scanner. Levels adjusted from 0 - 1.00 - 255 to 12 - 1.00 - 236 prior to capture.
Resolution125 dpi
Processing HistoryScanned images enter Photoshop with negative polarity and have a reversed orientation. Archived Tiffs are saved. Adobe Photoshop used to reorient and crop images, invert image to positive polarity, set and neutralize shadow and highlight point, adjust midtone contrast, and desaturate color information. Second production tiff saved, retaining adjustments layers. Photoshop used to convert color profie from Adobe 1998, to sRGB, set resoltuion to 125 dpi and resize the largest pixel dimension of the image to 875. Display jpeg saved after resizing.
Additional Formats Held by UOArchived tiff -- PH036_4252.tif -- 24 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 4850 X 6000 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 87,323,264 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH036_4252rb.tif -- 24 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 4850 X 6000 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 170,736,968 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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