• Title:

    Chief Hollow Horn Bear- Sioux- No. 1169

  • Description:

    Portrait of Chief Mato He Hlogeca or Hollow-Horn Bear, in profile, wearing feathered headdress, bone hairpipe breast plate, and ornately beaded hide shirt.

  • Culture/People:

    Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux)

  • Date created:


  • 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:

    Photomechanical print

  • 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. This print formerly in the collection of Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member), inherited by his widow, Marie Walsh Harrington (1907-1986), and bequeathed to MAI by Mrs. Harrington in 1986.

  • Dimensions:

    7 x 8.5 in.

  • Catalog number:


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