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Photo NumberPH036_4293
Title on ObjectChief Bones and wife Palouse Tribe
Title on EnvelopeBones and wife, Palouse Indians, in costume
Descriptive UO TitleChief Bones and wife, Palouse Indians, in costume
TCI Title
General NotesA Native American man and woman sitting in front of a blanket hanging from a latticework fence. Both wear necklaces. The woman's hair is braided, she is wearing a headband, has a blanket draped around her and holds a bag with geometric designs in her right hand. The man has furs hanging from his shoulders and hair. He is wearing armbands decorated with teeth or claws and is holding a shawl. There is a blanket in his lap. He has been identified by tribal members as Peter Gibbon of the Cayuse tribe.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of a couple in front of a blanket back drop. She is on the left side of the photograph standing up and is wearing a wing dress, yarn belt, necklace, choker, scarf folded and around her head. She has a wool blanket wrapped around her waist on her right side and on the left side is over her left shoulder. In her left hand she is holding a cornhusk bag with a geometric design. He is sitting to her left side and he is wearing fur wraps on the back of his head. There are otter fur wraps around his neck. He has a choker, loop necklace, Hairbone bandoleer, two arm bands brass, and Eagle claw on top of the brass. A cloth shirt, blanket hider, wool legging, and holding in his hands a handkerchief. The background is a blanket backdrop which is front of a wooden fence. Writing on the photograph is "Chief Bones and Wife Palouse Tribe Major Moorhouse."
TCI TermsWoman
Wing Dress
Bag, Cornhusk
Loop Necklace
Fur, Hair Wraps
Bandoleer, Hairbone
Shirt, Cloth
Arm Bands, Brass
Arm Bands, Eagle Claw
Hider, Blanket
Legging, Wool
Backdrop, Blanket
Frame, Wooden

TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; People; Regalia;
SubjectIndians of North America
Cayuse Indians
Braids (Hairdressing)
Fur--Hair Wraps
Arm Bands
Headbands (Headgear)

NamesGibbon, Peter
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 Dimensions8.09 X 9.96 inches
Sub TypeOutside Photograph

Image (File) Size655,021 bytes
Image Width1011 pixels
Image Height1245 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 0 - 1.30 - 255. Images saved in grayscale. JPEG compressed from grayscale tiff at 125 dpi with quality setting at 6 of 12.
Additional Formats Held by UOArchived tiff -- PH036_4293.tif -- 24 bit, sRGB IEC61966-2.1 -- 4852 X 5976 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 86,996,078 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH036_4293ag.tif -- 8 bit, Gray Gamma 2.2 -- 4852 X 5976 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 29,022,556 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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