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Photo NumberPH036_3722
Title on ObjectYellow Wolf, Round Up
Title on EnvelopeYellow Wolf at round-up
Descriptive UO TitleYellow Wolf at roundup, on horse
TCI Title
General NotesA Native American man identified as Yellow Wolf is seated on a white horse, holding a long feathered lance on his left. He is holding a feathered artifact in his right hand. He is wearing a decorated cape over his shoulders. He has on moccasins decorated with a floral design. He is wearing trousers or chaps with wide striped legs. His horse is wearing an appliqued breastplate decorated with stars, flowers and leaves. On Yellow Wolf's right, a man is riding away with his back to the camera. He is riding a spotted horse. He is wearing a buckskin coat, a broad-brimmed hat and a bandanna around his neck. The man's jacket is fringed and decorated with beadwork across the shoulders. The cuff and collar of his coat are in a darker material. The man's trousers are also fringed. He is wearing beaded moccasins. In the background between Yellow Wolf and the man in the buckskin coat there are three women with their backs to the camera. They are wrapped in long blankets. One woman has a light colored fringed shawl over her blanket. Another woman has a blanket with hanging decorations. The third woman has a dotted shawl pulled over her head. Also in the background there two men wearing feathered headdresses and several horses.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of Men and Women dressed in regalia. Some of the men are on horses, others are standing next to their horses. The man in the center of the photograph on his horse has been identified as Yellow Wolf by the photographer. He is wearing a Plains Style Bonnet; he is holding in his left hand an Eagle Feather Staff. On his horse is a Beaded Martingale with a floral design down the sides. In the front of the martingale are two Stars. Everyone else has their back to the camera. The man on the right side of the photograph is riding away from the camera on his horse. He is wearing a Buckskin Shirt, Buckskin Legging, Scarf, And a Hat. The three women have their back to the camera. Starting from left to right she is wearing a Cloth Shell Dress, next is a Selvedge Trader Cloth Dress with a shawl over her shoulders. Next to her is a woman with a Beaded Strip Blanket over her shoulders. Writing on the photograph is next to the man on the horse in the middle of the photograph "Yellow Wolf Round Up Pendleton Oregon Major Moorhouse 1d
TCI TermsMen
Bonnet, Plains Style
Legging, Cloth
Moccasins, Beaded
Martingale, Beaded-Floral
Shirt, Buckskin
Blanket, Saddle
Dress, Cloth-Shell
Dress, Selvedge Trade Cloth
Shirt, Cloth
Staff, Eagle Feathers
Blanket Strip, Beaded
Vest, Beaded

TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; People; Regalia; Animal; Horse Gear; Round-Up;
Moccasins, Beaded-Floral
Horse Trappings
Capes (Clothing)

NamesYellow Wolf
PlacePendleton, Oregon
PhotographerMoorhouse, Lee
Date in Photo1891
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 Dimensions6.81 X 4.93 inches
Source Conditionflaking
Sub TypeOutside Photograph

Image (File) Size194,309 bytes
Image Width875 pixels
Image Height631 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 05 - 1.00 - 104 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_3722.tif -- 24 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 3028 X 4200 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 38,170,312 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH036_3722rb.tif -- 24 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 4200 X 3028 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 74,746,904 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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