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Osage 1865 - Black and White Portrait Photograph

Osage 1865 - Black and White Portrait Photograph

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from British Museum page: "Photograph (black and white) from an album; studio portrait of a group of Osage men (from left to right);
Young Black Dog standing wearing a decorated fringed hide shirt and leggings;
Twelve O'Clock standing wearing a cloth shirt and a blanket wrapped around his waist;
Ogias Captain standing wearing a cloth shirt and a hat;
Little White Hair Chief, an Osage chief standing wearing a cloth shirt and a blanket wrapped around his waist;
Alick Britt standing wearing a cloth shirt and a cloth turban;
Big Hill Joe (Paw-ne-no-she), an Osage chief standing wearing a bear claw necklace, a cloth shirt, a blanket wrapped around his waist, and a fur cap with sheath;
a White man standing wearing a cloth shirt and a hat;
Playful Chief (Ga-hi-ge-wa- da-in-ga), an Osage chief standing wearing bead necklaces, a blanket wrapped around his waist, and a fur cap with sheath;
The Distant Land (Ko-she-se-glo) standing wearing bead necklaces, a bead choker, a cloth turban, and a blanket wrapped around his waist, he is holding a tomahawk; and
Reach to the Skies, an Osage chief standing wearing a bear claw neck ornament and a blanket wrapped around his waist; Fort Smith, United States of America."

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