• Title:

    Crow Delegation

  • Description:

    Studio portrait of Apsáalooke (Crow) Delegation. Sitting on floor, left to right: Stays with the Horses (Bear Wolf's wife) wearing long earrings, a garment decorated with elk teeth, and a trade blanket; Good Medicine Pipe (Old Crow's wife). Middle row, left to right: Bear Wolf (Se-ta-pit-se) ; White Calf (Te-shu-nzt); Chief Blackfoot (Kam-ne-but-se); Iron Bull (Che-ve-te Pu-ma-ta); One Who Leads the Old Dog (Pish-Ki-ha-di-ri-ky-ish); Chief Old Crow (Perits-har-sts). Back row, left to right: Long Horse (Eche-has-ka); Thin Belly (Ella-causs-se); Bernard Prero (interpreter); Blackfoot's wife; Agent Pease; Iron Bull's wife; Frank Shane (interpreter); Mo-mukh-pi-tche. Most wear traditional clothing, including beaded and fringed hide shirts, and beaded leggings. Some hold feather fans and two women wear elk teeth dresses.

  • Culture/People:

    Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke) and Non-Indian

  • Date created:

    1872

  • Photographer:

    Henry Ulke, Non-Indian, 1821-1910 of Ulke Brothers studio, Washington, DC

  • Place:

    Washington, DC; District of Columbia; USA

  • Format/Object name:

    Albumen print

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    No collection history information available.

  • Dimensions:

    14 x 17 in.

  • Catalog number:

    P03424

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