Standing under a ramada, Flora Debears holds a rabbit fur cape (NMAI object 070698.000). An olla (NMAI object 071994.000) is sitting at her feet.
October 29, 1917
Edward H. Davis (Edward Harvey Davis/E. H. Davis), Non-Indian, 1862-1951
Tova (Agua Dulce), Torres Martinez Reservation; Riverside County; California; USA (inferred)
Silver gelatin print
Edward H. Davis owned a ranch outside San Diego, California, and became fascinated with local Indian people. The collection of Native objects he developed attracted the attention of George Heye, who purchased many items from Davis and hired him as a field collector in 1916. Photographs by Davis from southern California and northern Mexico probably accompanied the objects he sold to or collected for MAI.
3.25 x 5 in.
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