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Portrait of Captain Big Water of the Walapai Indians, ca.1902 (CHS-3194)

Portrait of Captain Big Water of the Walapai Indians, ca.1902 (CHS-3194)

 
 
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Portrait of Captain Big Water of the Walapai Indians, ca.1902
Photographic portrait of Captain Big Water of the Walapai Indians, ca.1902. He can be seen from the waist up in profile facing left. A boldly striped blanket covers his shoulders and arms crossed in front of him. He wears a scarf about his head. A wall is visible behind him.; The Walapai (or Wallapai) are related to the Apache but refused to follow them in their raids. They rendered valuable assistance to U.S. Troops in the wars with the Apache.
Call number: CHS-3194
Legacy record ID: chs-m15858; USC-1-1-1-13998
Photographer: Pierce, C.C. (Charles C.), 1861-1946; James, George Wharton
Filename: CHS-3194
Coverage date: circa 1902
Part of collection: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Type: images
Geographic subject (city or populated place): Coachella
Repository name: USC Libraries Special Collections
Accession number: 3194
Microfiche number: 1-183-
Archival file: chs_Volume93/CHS-3194.tiff
Part of subcollection: Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960
Repository address: Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Geographic subject (country): USA
Format (aacr2): 2 photographs : glass photonegative, photoprint, b&w ; 22 x 17 cm.
Rights: Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
Subject (adlf): tribal areas
Project: USC
Repository email: [email protected]
Contributing entity: California Historical Society
Date created: circa 1902
Publisher (of the digital version): University of Southern California. Libraries
Format (aat): photographic prints; photographs
Geographic subject (state): California
Subject (file heading): Indians -- Walapai
Format: glass plate negatives
Access conditions: Send requests to address or e-mail given. Phone (213) 821-2366; fax (213) 740-2343.
Geographic subject (county): Riverside
Subject (lcsh): Indians of North America; Walapai Indians; Indians of North America -- Portraits
Subject: Walapai Indians

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