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PH036_2951
Photo NumberPH036_2951
Title on Object
Title on EnvelopeRelics of Whitman massacre from collection in Oregon Historical Society
Descriptive UO TitleRelics of Whitman massacre from collection in Oregon Historical Society.
TCI Title
General NotesA Native American tomahawk from the collection of relics of the Whitman massacre, 1847, in the Oregon Historical Society is shown against a dark background. The tomahawk has a wooden handle with ornaments and beadwork and a metal head or blade with a heart motif and border designs. A paper tag is attached to the tomahawk but the writing is not legible.
TCI NotesAn interior photograph of a hatchet style pipe than has been hung by a couple of strings. There is a brass tack and beadwork on the wooden stem. The hatchet style with a heart shape cut out of the middle of the diamond in front of the diamond is two pieces that have curled back to the stem. There is an identification tag next to the pipe. The backdrop is a piece of cloth.
TCI TermsPipe Hatchet Style


TCI ClassesInterior Photograph; Weaponry;
SubjectAntiquities
Relics
Tomahawks
Axes
Indian beadwork
Indians of North America
Oregon Historical Society
Whitman Massacre, 1847


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
TypeImage
Sub TypeInterior Photograph


Image (File) Size522,823 bytes
Image Width822 pixels
Image Height1063 pixels
Color Space8 bit -- Greyscale -- 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 - 1.13 - 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_2951.tif -- 24 bit, sRGB IEC 61966-2.1 -- 3946 X 5100 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 60,382,446 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH036_2951ag.tif -- 8 bit, Gray Gamma 2.2 -- 3946 X 5100 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 20,147,296 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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