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PH036_4097
Photo NumberPH036_4097
Title on Object
Title on EnvelopeDr. Whirlwind, Cayuse Indian, in costume including tooth necklace
Descriptive UO TitleDr. Whirlwind Cayuse Tribe
TCI TitleDr Whirlwind Cayuse Tribe
General NotesAn outside photograph of a Native American man identified as Charles Whirlwind Sr. He is standing on a round flat coiled cedar root mat in front of an unadorned blanket backdrop. On the left side of the photograph is a wooden walkway. In the background are deciduous trees and the hazy outlines of buildings. On his head he is wearing a porcupine roach and in the roach is an eagle feather. His hair is braided. There appear to be hair wraps of fur or leather woven into his braids. He is wearing a choker around his neck. He is also wearing four necklaces that are made from bear claws. He is dressed in a long-sleeve, fringed buckskin shirt. Over his right sleeve can be seen a beaded glove gauntlet with a floral design. He is wearing a blanket around his waist that covers down to his feet. The blanket has a geometric design. In his left hand, the man is holding a rifle barrel. The rifle stock is decorated. The blanket that is in this photograph that is wrapped around his waist is being reintroduce from this old Cayuse design is going to be a limited edition of 150 blankets for Dale Chihuly. The Eiteljore Museum which is in Indianapolis, Indiana is doing th
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of a man identified as Charles Whirlwind Sr. dressed up in his regalia standing in front of a blanket for a backdrop. He is standing on a round flat coiled cedar root mat. He is in a big yard with a number of trees and buildings in the background. He is wearing a buckskin shirt with pieces of hair next to the beaded strips on the shirt. He is wearing four necklaces that are made from bear claws. He has a Blanket that is wrapped around his waist down to his feet. In his left hand he is holding a barrel of a rifle, and on the stock of the gun there are 97 brass tacks. He also has some beaded glove gauntlets with a floral design. On the right side of him is a wooden walkway. The writing on the photograph is "Dr. Whirlwind Cayuse Tribe Maj. Moorhouse." In the bottom left corner are the numbers "4097."
TCI TermsMan
Shirt, Buckskin--Beaded
Choker
Necklace
Roach, Porcupine
Feather, Eagle
Blanket, Pendleton
Rifle
Gloves, Beaded Gauntlet
Back Drop
Wood
Trees
Building
Grass
Mat, Coiled Cedar Root
TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; Person; Regalia; Weapon; Buildings; Moorhouse Props
SubjectMen
Indians of North America
Mat
Studio props
Blankets
Trees
Roach, Porcupine
Roach
Feathers
Feathers, Eagle
Braids (Hairdressing)
Fur--Hair Wraps
Choker
Necklaces
Claws, Bear
Shirt, Buckskin
Gloves, Beaded Gauntlet
Rifles
Regalia
Cayuse Indians
NamesWhirlwind, Charley, Sr.
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 Dimensions
Source Conditionsilver mirroring
fingerprints scratching
TypeImage
Sub TypeOutside Photograph
Image (File) Size322.149 kb
Capture Method16-0-132
Resolution125 dpi
Processing HistoryB
Additional Formats Held by UO
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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