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Photo NumberPH036_3724
Title on ObjectPoker Jim, Chief at Round Up.
Title on Envelope
Descriptive UO TitlePoker Jim, chief of the roundup.
TCI Title
General NotesA Native American man, identified as Poker Jim, Chief at Round Up, stands on a mat with a geometric motif and wears Native American clothing, including a buckskin coat with fringe, a headdress with eagle feathers, fur and other ornamentation, and moccasins. In his left arm he holds a rifle in a buckskin scabbard with beadwork and fringe. A fur is draped over his right forearm and in his right hand he holds a medal that is worn around his neck.
TCI NotesAn interior photograph of a tribal man dressed in regalia holding on to a medal. He is identified as Poker Jim. He is wearing a horned headdress with a single trail of Eagle Feathers down his back, a Buckskin Shirt. He is holding an unidentified medal in his right hand; we can see the back of the medal. In his left arm he is cradling a Rifle Scabbard. Writing on the photograph is "Poker Jim Chief at Round Up. This is written next to his head and œMajor Moorhouse is next to his right knee.
TCI TermsMan
Horned Headdress-Single Trail
Shirt, Buckskin, Beaded
Scabbard, Rifle

TCI ClassesInterior Photograph; person; regalia; Head Dress;
SubjectIndians of North America
Tribal chiefs
Clothing and dress
Feathers, Eagle
Scabbard, Rifle
Indian beadwork
Coat, Buckskin

NamesPoker Jim
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 Dimensions5.23 X 7.37 inches
Sub TypeStudio Portrait

Image (File) Size214,979 bytes
Image Width654 pixels
Image Height921 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 - 1.30 - 192. 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_3724.tif -- 24 bit, sRGB IEC 61966-2.1 -- 3141 X 4420 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 41,655,998 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH036_3724ag.tif -- 8 bit, Gray Gamma 2.2 -- 3141 X 4420 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 13,900,720 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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