• Description:

    Dramatically lighted studio portrait of Chief Mato He Hlogeca or Hollow-Horn Bear, wearing a feather headdress with beaded headband and ribbon drops, and fringed hide shirt with beaded strips. Member of a 1913 Delegation to Washington DC

  • Culture/People:

    Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux)

  • Date created:

    May 1913

  • Photographer:

    DeLancey W. Gill, Non-Indian, 1859-1940

  • Place:

    Washington, DC; District of Columbia; USA

  • Format/Object name:

    Silver gelatin print

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    DeLancey Gill was an illustrator and photographer for the U.S. Geological Survey and, after 1899, the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology. This print formerly in the collection of David T. Vernon (1900-1973). Before 1968, Vernon's collection was purchased by the Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (a foundation backed by Laurance S. Rockefeller, 1910-2004, and other members of the Rockefeller family). Photographs in Vernon's collection may have come to MAI via an exchange with the Jackson Hole Preserve in 1968 or may have been donated directly to MAI by Laurance Rockefeller.

  • Dimensions:

    7.5 x 9.5 in.

  • Catalog number:


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