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Photo NumberPH036_4464
Title on ObjectCayuse Squaws
Title on EnvelopeWo-ho-pum, Cause Indian woman
Descriptive UO TitleCayuse squaws in front of tipi.
TCI Title
General NotesTwo Cayuse Indian women wearing long cotton dresses, plain moccasins and blankets worns as shawls wrapped about their shoulders pose standing next to a tipi. They each wear round earrings and hair styled in long braids.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of two women standing behind a half Tule mat and canvas tipi. They are dressed in their wing dresses with wool shawls over their shoulders. They are standing on a wool blanket which is behind and next to the tipi. The tipi has Tule mats and canvas. Mixed behind the women are rocks that are holding down the canvas. To the right of the women the Tule mat is broken and falling apart. Writing on the photograph is written in between the two women running up and down "Cayuse Squaws" and "Major Moorhouse."
TCI TermsWomen
Wing Dress
Blanket, Wool
Moccasins, Plain
Tule Mat

TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; People; Regalia; Camp Site; Housing;
SubjectIndians of North America
Indian beadwork
Braids (Hairdressing)
Cayuse Indians
Dress, Cloth
Indian women
Moccasins, Plain

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 Dimensions6.58 X 8.50 inches
Sub TypeOutside Photograph

Image (File) Size458,142 bytes
Image Width823 pixels
Image Height1063 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 - 0.82 - 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_4464.tif -- 24 bit, sRGB IEC61966-2.1 -- 3949 X 5104 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 60,476,006 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH036_4464ag.tif -- 8 bit, Gray Gamma 2.2 -- 3949 X 5104 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 20,182,352 //

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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