• Description:

    Studio profile portrait of Chief Mato He Hlogeca or Hollow-Horn Bear, wearing a feather headdress with beaded headband, trailer, and ribbon drops, elaborate bone hairpipe and bead breastplate, fringed hide shirt, neck scarf. Member of a 1905 Delegation to Washington DC

  • Culture/People:

    Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux)

  • Date created:

    March 18, 1905

  • Photographer:

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

  • Place:

    Washington, DC; District of Columbia; USA

  • Format/Object name:

    Photomechanical 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 photograph was taken during a tribal visit to Washington, DC. This print formerly in the collection of Elizabeth Horton Coles (Mrs. Selleck E. Coles, 1876-1966); donated to MAI by Mrs. Coles at an unknown date.

  • Dimensions:

    3.25 x 5 in.

  • Catalog number:


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