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Photo NumberPH036_5928
Title on ObjectUmatilla Reservation July 4, 1903
Title on EnvelopeScene on Umatilla Indian Reservation, July 4, 1903
Descriptive UO TitleScene on Umatilla Indian reservation
TCI Title
General NotesEight Native-American men and women on horses are posing in front of trees and tipis. All but two have some sort of headdress, three men carry feather staffs. All the people have blankets wrapped around them. Each horse is wearing a beaded chest plate.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of men and women dressed in their regalia on horses. They are all standing in two rows. The first row is all men there are eight of them and they are wearing bonnets plains style, Stove pipe, Horned head dress. They all have a wool blanket over their shoulders that goes down to their knees, and all are wearing wool leggings. All of the horses have beaded martingales, but one has a fur martingale with Eagle feathers on it. One horse has a cloth mask on that covers the face of the horse down its neck. The two women are in the second row the first one is wearing a wing dress and a scarf on her head she is in the middle of the photograph. The other one is moving and she is a blur she is moving to the right side of the photograph. In the background are four canvas tipis in and next to some cotton wood trees. Writing on the photograph is "Major Moorhouse Umatilla Reservation July 4 1903."
TCI TermsMen
Bonnet, Stove Pipe
Bonnet, Plains Style
Horned Headed Dress, Single Tailor
Staff, Eagle Feather
Scabbard, Rifle
Blanket, Wool
Legging, Wool
Vest, Cloth, Beaded
Arm Bands, Brass
Ermines: Horse
Martingale, Beaded
Mask, Horse
Wing Dress

TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; People; Regalia; Head Dress; Parade; Housing;
SubjectIndians of North America
Clothing and dress
Hides and skins
Indian beadwork
Blanket, Saddle
Tribal chiefs
Capes (Clothing)
Dress, Buckskin
Dress, Cloth
Indian encampments
Horse blankets
Indian beadwork
Staffs (Sticks)
Umatilla Indians
Umatilla Indian Reservation (Or.)

PlaceUmatilla Indian Reservation, Oregon
PhotographerMoorhouse, Lee
Date in Photo1903-07-04
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 Dimensions
Source Conditionflaking
Sub TypeOutside Photograph

Image (File) Size228,142 bytes
Image Width875 pixels
Image Height707 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 7 - 1.00 - 134 prior to capture.
Resolution125 dpi
Processing HistoryScanned image enters Photoshop with negative polarity and reversed orientation. Archived tiff is saved. Adobe Photoshop used to reorient and crop image, 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 profile from Adobe 1998, to sRGB, set resolution 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_5928.tif -- 24 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 4832 x 5980 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 86,706,032 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH036_5928db.tif -- 24 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 5980 x 4832 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 165,395,188 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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