• Title:

    High Bear - Sioux - No. 868

  • Description:

    Studio portrait of delegate High Bear (ca. 1847-ca. 1920) wearing a feathered headdress, an ornate hide shirt with quilled strips, and a peace medal. Photographed at the U.S. Indian Congress of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition in Omaha, 1898.

  • Culture/People:

    Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux)

  • Date created:

    1898

  • Photographer:

    Frank A. Rinehart, Non-Indian, ca. 1862-ca. 1928, or Adolph F. Muhr, Non-Indian, ca. 1858-1913

  • Place:

    Omaha; Douglas County; Nebraska; USA

  • Format/Object name:

    Platinum print (platinotype)

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Frank A. Rinehart (ca. 1862-1928) was the official photographer for the United States Indian Congress of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, held in Omaha, Nebraska, between June 1 and October 31, 1898. During the Congress, Rinehart and/or his assistant Adolph F. Muhr (ca. 1858-1913) photographed more than 500 individuals and groups representing the estimated thirty-six tribes represented at the Exposition. No other collection history information available.

  • Dimensions:

    7 x 9 in.

  • Catalog number:

    P27309

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