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PH036_4317
Photo NumberPH036_4317
Title on Envelopethis is capt. Sumpkin.
Descriptive UO Title
TCI TitleCapt.Som-Kin
General NotesAn interior photograph of an older Native American man posing in front of a cloth or canvas backdrop. The photographer has identified the man as Som-Kin. He is wearing a flat-brimmed cowboy hat held in place with a braided string or cord tied under his chin. His hair is unbound. He is dressed in a cloth shirt, over which is a cloth or wool vest, a buckskin coat, with a scarf around his neck. The buckskin coat is fringed around the shoulders, end of sleeves, collar edge and coat seams. On the left side of the vest is a badge with the title, "US Indian Police." Attached to a vest button below the badge is a pocket watch chain.
TCI NotesAn Interior photograph of an older man identified as Som-Kin by the photographer. He is wearing a buckskin coat, vest, shirt and a scarf around his neck. On the left side of the vest is a badge that has the words "US Indian Police". Just below the badge is a pocket watch on a chain. Writing on the photograph is "Capt. Som-Kin Moorhouse".
TCI TermsMan
Coat, Buckskin
Vest, Cloth
Shirt, Cloth
Scarf
Badge
Hat
Back Drop
Watch, Pocket
TCI ClassesInterior Photograph; Person; Clothing; Indian Police
SubjectMen
Indians of North America
Aged persons
Hats
Cowboy hats
Shirt, Cloth
Shirts
Vests
Coats
Coat, Buckskin
Scarves
Fringe
Badges
Indian reservation police
Watches, Pocket
NamesUma-Som-Kin
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 Conditionsurface contamination
scratching
fingerprints
TypeImage
Sub TypeInterior Photograph
Image (File) Size233.893 kb
Capture Method19-0-216
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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