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Photo NumberPH036_4431
Title on ObjectChief No-Shirt Walla Walla Tribe
Title on EnvelopeNo shirt, Walla Walla Indian on horse
Descriptive UO TitleChief No Shirt, Walla Walla Indian, in costume on horse.
TCI Title
General NotesA Native American man, identified as Chief No-Shirt of the Walla Walla Tribe, is sitting on a horse in a grass field. An encampment, consisting of tipis, wagons, and horses, appears in the background. The man is wearing a feathered headdress, necklaces, a sash, and a cloth shirt. He is clasping a brush in his right hand. His right cheek bears a marking that appears to have been painted on his face. The horse is adorned with saddle blankets, furs, and other trappings.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of a man in his regalia sitting on a horse. He has been identified as No-Shirt. He is wearing a single trailor horned headdress with Eagle feathers, fur bandoleer, choker, cloth shirt. Draped in front of him are an unidentified fur pelt and a Hudson Bay blanket. In his right hand is an unidentified object. The horse is wearing a beaded martingale with bells and small cloth fringes on the bottom of the martingale. On the horse's forehead are a number of different kinds of feathers. In the background are three canvas tipis which are right behind him. On the left side of the photograph are more horses tied to posts or a rope line and a wagon. Writing on the photograph is "Chief No-Shirt Walla Walla Tribe Maj. Moorhouse."
TCI TermsMan
Bonnet, Single Trailor: Shirt, Cloth
Bandoleer, Fur
Blanket, Hudson Bay
Fur , Pelt

TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; Person; Regalia; Animal; Horse Gear; Transportation;
SubjectIndians of North America
Walla Walla Indians
Horse blankets
Horse Gear
Horse Trappings
Shirt, Cloth
Sashes (Costume)
Brooms and brushes
Face painting

NamesChief No-Shirt
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 Dimensions10.00 X 8.21 inches
Sub TypeOutside Photograph

Image (File) Size327,994 bytes
Image Width1250 pixels
Image Height1026 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 - 1.40 - 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_4431.tif -- 24 bit, sRGB IEC61966-2.1 -- 6000 X 4924 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 88,639,512 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH036_4431ag.tif -- 8 bit, Gray Gamma 2.2 -- 6000 X 4924 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 29,562,056 bytes //

PublisherJoint Project of the University of Oregon Libraries and the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla
Digital CollectionPicturing the Cayuse, Walla Walla, and Umatilla Tribes
Contributing InstitutionUniversity of Oregon Libraries
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