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Photo NumberPH036_4435
Title on ObjectSame descrip. As 4433
TCI TitleChief No Shirt's Camp
General NotesA Native American man and woman are standing in the middle of a campsite, facing each other and holding hands. The man, identified as Chief No Shirt, is wearing cloth pants, a cloth shirt, and a hat. His hair is long. The woman is wearing a cloth dress and has a shawl with fringe draped over her shoulders. There are three tipis visible in the image. The two larger ones, to the left and right, are covered with canvas with tule mats around the top area. The third tipi is covered in canvas and is smaller and set back from the other two. The tipi on the left has some poles lashed around the outside. Next to this tipi is a small wooden structure or platform that is covered with some animal hides. There is a similar structure near the smaller tipi. The campsite is in a clearing of bare ground with a few sage bushes and some patches of snow. In the backgound is more snow and deciduous trees and bushes.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of a man and a woman standing between three tipis. There are three different sizes of tipis, the first on the right side of the photograph is a medium size one which made is of canvas on the top part of this tipi is about three Tule Mats wrapped around the top. There are seven poles on the outside of the tipi to hold down the Tule Mats. Just behind this tipi is a platform full of hides the second one is the smallest one which is in the very back, it is all canvas. Just behind this tipi is a stack of Tule or some sticks of some kind sitting on a platform. The couples are standing next each other holding hands in the middle of the tipis. The biggest of the three tipis is on the left side of the photograph which is like the medium size tipi all canvas and on the top is a couple of Tule Mats on the top. On the inside of the tipi between the poles and the tipi is more Tule Mats. In the back ground is Cotton wood trees and brush. Writing on the photograph is 'Chief No Shirt's Camp Moorhouse' and the numbers in the bottom left corner is '4435'.
TCI TermsMan
Shirt, Cloth
Tule Mat
TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; People; Campsites; Housing
SubjectIndians of North America
Indian women
Tribal chiefs
Clothing and dress
Shirt, Cloth
Dress, Cloth
Staffs (Sticks)
Hides and skins
Indian encampments
NamesChief No-Shirt
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 Conditionscratching
surface contamination
Sub TypeOutside Photograph
Image (File) Size266,548 bytes
Capture MethodScanned in transmissive mode with Silverfast AI 6.0 on UMAX PowerLook III flatbed scanner (Scanner B). Levels adjusted from 0 - 1.00 - 255 to 11 - 1.00 - 123 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.
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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