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Photo NumberPH036_6702
Title on Object
Title on EnvelopeUmatilla Indians(?)
Descriptive UO TitleNative American on horseback
TCI Title
General NotesA group of Native American men, identified as members of the Umatilla tribe, ride horses along a row of trees and tipis. The men wear regalia, including feathered headdresses. In the background is a line of deciduous trees in full leaf.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of ten unidentified men in their regalia on horse back. This is the Short Mile Camp site at the end of the short mile road in Mission, Oregon. The riders are running toward the camera from right to left. They are all in their regalia from bonnets, buckskin shirt, wool legging, rifle scabbard and one of the men has an Eagle feathered staff. They are parading in front of canvas tipis. On the left side of the photograph is a long tent. Behind all of the tipis are cottonwood trees.
TCI TermsMen
Headdress, Horned
Scabbard, Rifle
Shirt, Buckskin
Staff, Eagle Feather
Horse Mask

TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; People; Regalia; Animal; Horse Gear; Camp Site; Housing;
SubjectIndians of North America
Umatilla Indians
Clothing and dress

PlaceMission, Oregon
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 Format
Source Dimensions
Source Conditionlight scratching
Sub TypeOutside Photograph

Image (File) Size337,038 bytes
Image Width875 pixels
Image Height673 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 - 222 prior to capture.
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_6702.tif -- 24 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 3970 x 5158 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 61,455,188 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH036_6702rb.tif -- 24 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 5158 x 3970 pixels -- 600 dpi --118,028,228 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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