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Photo NumberPH036_4549
Title on ObjectWa-tis-te-me-ha, Cayuse Indian
TCI TitleWa-tis-te-me-he, Cayuse
General NotesA Native American man, identified as Wa-tis-te-me-he of the Cayuse Tribe, is stading in front of a blanket backdrop. He has long grey hair, that hangs down over his shoulders, and is wearing several beaded loop necklaces. He is wearing a suede leather coat that has buttons. The jacket has long fringe around the upper arms and along the back of the sleeves and has short fringe around the collar, the cuffs, the hem, and the placket. Some of the fringe areas have beads. The man is also wearing a cloth shirt and has a blanket wrapped around his waist. The blanket backdrop is set up in front of a lattice fence.
TCI NotesOutside photograph of a man standing in front of a blanket backdrop that is in front of a fence he is also standing on a Pendleton blanket and is dressed in a buckskin coat with fringes on both sleeves, he is wearing a blanket draped from his waist down
TCI TermsMan
Necklace, Loop
Coat, Buckskin
Blanket, Pendleton
Shirt, Cloth
Back Drop
TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; Person; Regalia
SubjectIndians of North America
Cayuse Indians
Studio props
Necklace, Loop
Coat, Jacket
Coat, Buckskin
Leather garments
Shirt, Cloth
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 Conditionretouching
silver mirroring
broken plate
Sub TypeOutside Photograph
Studio Portrait
Image (File) Size269,624 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 34 - 1.00 - 227 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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