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Photo NumberPH036_4395
Title on ObjectRuth Coyote and Papoose Cayuse tribe
Title on EnvelopeRuth Coyote
Descriptive UO TitleRuth Coyote, Cayuse Indian, with infant in cradle
TCI TitleRuth Coyote and child
General NotesA Native American woman, identified as Ruth Coyote of the Cayuse tribe, stands smiling, supporting a cradleboard on her right. She is wrapped in a long striped shawl. Her hair is braided. An infant is laced up to its neck in the cradleboard. Its head is supported by a padded headrest decorated with geometric designs. The top of the cradleboard is decorated with beads and a floral applique.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of a young woman dressed in her regalia holding a child in a beaded cradleboard. She has been identified as Ruth Coyote and the child is unidentified. She is wearing a wing dress with a shawl over her shoulders. She is holding the child in the floral beaded cradleboard on her left side. The child appears to be asleep in the cradleboard; the woman e is holding it up with both of her hands. In the background is a blanket that is being used for a backdrop that is tacked down on to a wooden frame. Writing on the photograph is on the shawl of the young woman "Ruth Coyote and Papoose Cayuse Tribe Maj. Moorhouse" under this one is "Ruth Coyote" and the last one is at the bottom middle of the photograph "Moorhouse".
TCI TermsWoman
Wing Dress
Cradleboard, Beaded-Floral
Necklace, Loop
Wool, Blanket
Blanket, Backdrop

TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; People; Regalia;
SubjectIndian women
Braids (Hairdressing)
Dress, Cloth
Floral decorations
Cayuse Indians

NamesCoyote, Ruth
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 Dimensions8.22 X 10.00 inches
Source Conditionscratching
Sub TypeOutside Photograph

Image (File) Size260,242 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 - 215 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_4395.tif -- 24 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 4850 X 6000 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 87,323,048 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH036_4395rb.tif -- 24 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- xxxx X xxxx pixels -- 600 dpi -- x 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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