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Photo NumberPH036_4347
Title on ObjectPrinciss Som-Kin
Title on EnvelopeSom-Kin, Walla Walla Indian girl, in costume
Descriptive UO TitleSom-kin, Walla Walla Indian girl, in costume.
TCI Title
General NotesNative American girl, identified as Som-kin of the Walla-Walla tribe. She has braids and is wearing a native dress, shawl or blanket over the shoulders, scarf over lap, beaded necklaces, beaded choker, and shell earrings
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of a woman identified by the photographer as "Princiss Som-kin". She is wearing a wingdress with a wool shawl over her shoulders and there is a scarf over her lap. She is sitting in front of a wool blanket backdrop. Leaning on the blanket in the bottom left side of the photograph is a board. The writing of "Princiss Som-kin" it is to the left of her head and the words "Major Moorhouse" are on the edge of wingdress by her left knee.
TCI TermsWoman
Belt, Leather-beaded
Backdrop, Blanket

TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; Person; Regalia;
SubjectIndians of North America
Walla Walla Indians
Clothing and dress
Earrings, Shell
Braids (Hairdressing)

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 Dimensions8.04 X 9.96 inches
Sub TypeOutside Photograph

Image (File) Size456,619 bytes
Image Width1005 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 greyscale. JPEG compressed from greyscale tiff at 125 dpi with quality setting at 6 of 12.
Additional Formats Held by UOArchived tiff -- PH036_4347.tif -- 24 bit, sRGB IEC61966-2.1 -- 4825 X 5976 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 86,510,760 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH036_4347ag.tif -- 8 bit, Gray Gamma 2.2 -- 4825 X 5976 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 28,856,068 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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