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Photo NumberPH036_4038
Title on ObjectMrs WheetSoot
Title on EnvelopeMrs. Wheat-Soot, old Cayuse woman, in costume
Descriptive UO TitleMrs. Wheat-Soot, elderly Cayuse woman, in costume
TCI Title
General NotesA Native American woman, identified as Mrs. WheetSoot of the Cayuse tribe, sits before a backdrop. The image includes only the upper half of her body. She wears a scarf over her head and a shawl over her wing dress. She wears a wide leather belt with brass tack decoration.
TCI NotesA photograph of an elderly woman looking at the camera. She is wearing Wingdress with a scarf over her head. She also has a shawl over her shoulders. At the bottom of the photograph you can see just part of a Leather belt with Brass Tacks on the belt.
TCI TermsWoman
Belt, Leather-Brass Tack

TCI ClassesPerson; Regalia;
SubjectIndians of North America
Clothing and dress
Belt, Leather
Cayuse Indians
Capes (Clothing)
Dress, Cloth
Euro-American clothing
Indian women

NamesWheetSoot, Mrs.
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 Dimensions8.10 X 10.00 inches
Source Conditiondiscoloration
Sub TypeInterior Photograph

Image (File) Size150,439 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 t o 09 - 1.00 - 127 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_4038.tif -- 24 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 4818 X 6000 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 86,740,456 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH036_4038rb.tif -- 24 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 4818 X 6000 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 165,798,764 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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