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Photo NumberPH036_4205
Title on ObjectPetints Walla Walla Tribe;
Title on EnvelopePetints, Walla Walla Indian child
Descriptive UO TitlePetints, Walla Walla Indian child.
TCI Title
General NotesA Native American girl, identified as Petints of the Walla Walla tribe, is standing in front of a blanket. She is wearing a Euro-American style dress, plain moccasins, and a bracelet. Her hair is tied in braids tucked behind her ears.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of a young girl standing next to a Tule mat/canvas tipi. She is wearing Euro-American dress with plain moccasins on. She is facing the camera with her head tilted down just a little and her left hand is hiding behind her body. Just behind her on the Tule mat/ canvas tipi is a blanket that is stretched out; there are seven black and white stripes. On the tipi there are a total of ten poles on the outside of the tipi to keep the mats down. There is a part of a ladder in the top left corner of the photograph. Writing on the photograph is "Petints, Walla Walla Tribe" which is on the bottom of the blanket and on her right side. On the other side of her is the words "Maj. Moorhouse".
TCI TermsGirl
Dress, Cloth
Tule Mats

TCI ClassesOutside photograph; Person; Euro-American Clothing; Housing; Back Drop;
SubjectIndians of North America
Euro-American clothing
Moccasins, Plain
Braids (Hairdressing)
Walla Walla Indians

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 Dimensions6.97 X 5.01 inches
Sub TypeOutside Photograph

Image (File) Size262,053 bytes
Image Width871 pixels
Image Height626 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 50 - 0.88 - 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_4205.tif -- 24 bit, sRGB IEC61966-2.1 -- 4182 X 3004 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 37,696,338 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH036_4205ag.tif -- 8 bit, Gray Gamma 2.2 -- 4182 X 3004 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 12,585,908 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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