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Photo NumberPH036_4292
Title on Object
Title on EnvelopeBones, Palouse Indian, in costume.
Descriptive UO TitleBones, Palouse Indian, in costume.
TCI Title
General NotesA Native American man, identified incorrectly as Bones of the Palouse tribe, stands on a mat in front of a backdrop. He wears Native American clothing, including a fur hair wrap, choker, bracelet, arm bands, necklaces, shirt, leggings, moccasins, and breechcloth. The man stands in profile to the camera. In his right hand he holds a piece of fabric, possibly a handkerchief. His left hand is raised to his brow. On the ground at his feet is a Euro-American style hat. Tribal members have identified him as Peter Gibbon of the Cayuse tribe.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of a man dressed in regalia standing in front of a blanket. He is wearing a fur on the back of his head that is running over his shoulder and that hangs in front of him. He is also wearing a loop necklace, cloth shirt, two arm bands brass and Eagle claw, hider that is made out of a blanket, wool legging, and moccasins. He is standing on a coiled Cedar root mat which is in front of a blanket backdrop that is on a wooden frame. The man's body is facing to the left of the photograph his left hand is on his forehead as if he was looking for something. In his right hand he is holding a handkerchief. At his feet in front of him is a hat.
TCI TermsMan
Hair Wrap
Loop Necklace
Shirt, Cloth
Arm Bands, Brass
Arm Bands, Eagle Claw
Hider, Blanket
Legging, Wool
Moccasins, Plain
Coil Cedar Root Mat
Backdrop, Blanket
Frame, Wooden

TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; Man; Regalia;
SubjectIndians of North America
Cayuse Indians
Clothing and dress
Fur--Hair Wraps
Arm Bands

NamesGibbon, Peter
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 Dimensions7.99 X 9.90 inches
Sub TypeStudio Portrait

Image (File) Size485,489 bytes
Image Width999 pixels
Image Height1238 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 - 1.27 - 255. Images saved in grayscale. JPEG compressed from grayscale tiff at 125 dpi with quality setting at 6 of 12.
Additional Formats Held by UOArchived tiff -- PH036_4292.tif -- 24 bit, sRGB IEC 61966-2.1 -- 4793 X 5940 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 85,419,402 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH036_4292ag.tif -- 8 bit, Gray Gamma 2.2 -- 4793 X 5940 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 28,491,412 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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