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Photo NumberPH036_4352
Title on Object
Title on EnvelopeChild of Motanic
Descriptive UO TitleMotanic's papoose.
TCI Title
General NotesA Native American baby, identified as Parson Motanic's child, sleeps in a cradleboard. The cradleboard is ornamented with shells and wrapped in two fabrics, one of which is embroidered with a floral motif.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of a child that is sleeping in a cradle board. There is a scarf over the top of the child which covers the top of the cradle board. On the cradle board are a pair of earrings, necklace, and a beaded bag all in the front of the child. The beaded bag is incomplete with only the front of the bag in done. The cradle board is leaning on unidentified object that is covered with a wool blanket. Behind the cradle board on the right side of the photograph is a feather trailor. Writing on the photograph is "Motanic's Papoose Maj. Moorhouse."
TCI TermsChild
Cradle Board
Bag, Beaded
Trailor, Feathers
Backdrop, Blanket
Blanket, Wool

TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; Child; Regalia; Headdress;
SubjectIndians of North America

NamesMotanic, Infant
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 10.00 inches
Source Conditionscratching
Sub TypeStudio Portrait

Image (File) Size241,198 bytes
Image Width703 pixels
Image Height875 pixels
Color Space24 bit - RGB - sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Capture MethodScanned in transmissive mode with Silverfast AI 6.0 on UMAX PowerLook III flatbed scanner. Levels adjusted from 0 - 1.00 - 255 to 13 - 1.00 - 151 prior to capture.
Resolution125 dpi
Processing HistoryScanned images enter Photoshop with negative polarity and have a reversed orientation. Archived Tiffs are saved. Adobe Photoshop used to reorient and crop images, invert image to positive polarity, set and neutralize shadow and highlight point, adjust midtone contrast, and desaturate color information. Second production tiff saved, retaining adjustments layers. Photoshop used to convert color profie from Adobe 1998, to sRGB, set resoltuion to 125 dpi and resize the largest pixel dimension of the image to 875. Display jpeg saved after resizing.
Additional Formats Held by UOArchived tiff -- PH036_4352.tif -- 24 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 4818 X 6000 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 86,743,760 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH036_4352rb.tif -- 24 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- xxxx X xxxx pixels -- 600 dpi -- x 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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