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Untitled (Native American in buffalo headdress)

Artist: Richard Throssel.Artist Bio: American, 1882 - 1933.Creation Date: c. 1910.Process: gelatin silver print.Credit Line: Gift of Graham and Susan Nash.Accession Number: 2003.003.053

[The dances at their great feasts]

Native men and women dancing around a circle defined by posts with carved faces, three Native women stand together in the center of circle.

[The tomb of the weroans]

An Algonquian burial house showing bodies on a raised platform and a priest squatting by a fire beneath the platform.

[How they cook their fish] / T.B.

Native men cooking fish on a wooden frame over a fire.

[How the chief ladies of the town of Dasamonquepeio dress and carry their children] / T.B.

Full-length, front and back portraits of a Native woman of Dasamonquepeio showing manner of dress and way of carrying a child on her back; view of river and landscape in the background.

[An old man in his winter clothes] / T.B.

An aged Native man from Pomeiock, full-length portrait, facing front, wearing winter garment; landscape scene with village in the background.

[A noblewoman of Pomeiock] / T.B.

Native woman of Pomeiock carrying a clay vessel, and her daughter holding a doll and a rattle.

[A weroans, or chieftain, of Virginia]

Full-length, front and back portraits of a Native chief in Virginia, with bow and arrow; hunting scene in the background.

[How they build boats] / T.B.

Native men making dugout boats by burning and scraping with seashells.

[The Englishmen's arrival in Virginia]

Map showing the coast of Virginia with many islands just off the mainland, two Native territories, Secotan and Weapemeoc, and the Native community of Roanoak on an island at the mouth of a river.

Their manner of fishing in Virginia

Native men and women in a canoe fishing while others in the background stand in the river and spear fish.

[The town of Pomeiock] / T.B.

Fortified Native village the manner of construction of the buildings and the enclosing stockade.

[How they catch fish]

Native men and women in a dugout canoe fishing while others in the background stand in the river and spear fish.

[The queen-elect is brought to the king]

Native men carrying the queen seated on a throne supported by a litter; trumpeters lead the procession which is followed by young women carrying baskets of fruit and by a contingent of bodyguards.

[Exercises of the youths]

Native youths shooting arrows, throwing balls at target placed atop tall pole, and running races.

[Killing alligators]

Natives attack and kill alligators by ramming a pole down it's throat, turning it over, beating it with clubs, and shooting it with arrows.

[How the Natives collect gold in the streams]

Native men using hollow rods which they drive into the sandy bottom of streams to collect gold and other metals.

[The French arrive in Florida]

The arrival of the French expedition under Laudonnière at the River of May (St. John's) in Florida.

[Trophies and ceremonies after a victory]

Natives gathered at designated place to celebrate victory over their enemies, with Chief Holata Outina standing in foreground with French soldiers.

[A fortified village]

A Native village with the chief's house in the center, surrounded by huts of other principal men, and fortified by a circular arrangement of tall palings that spiral to a narrow opening at the entrance.

Gallorum ad Maij flumen navigatio

French expedition under Jean Ribaut enter the River of May (St. John's) in Florida.

The Natives of Florida worship the column erected by the commander on his first voyage

Chief Athore with René Laudonnière, commander of the second French expedition to Florida, standing by column erected by Jean Ribaut during first expedition, showing Natives worshiping the column and many offeri... more

[The widows approach the chief]

Native youths shooting arrows, throwing balls at target placed atop tall pole, and running races.

Johannes Staden goes to war with the Indians

Indians cooking, eating, relaxing, etc.

[Florida Indians, disguised under deerskins, hunting deer]

Native men wearing deerskins while hunting deer.

[A method of hunting deer in the Northeast]

Natives using devices for making noise to drive deer and other game towards a fenced area.

[2 illus. of warfare of Canadian Indians]

Indians attacking and killing other Indians and Frenchmen; bodies burning beside large cross.

[2 illus. of warfare of Canadian Indians]

Indians & French attacking hexagonal Indian fortification.

The figure of the Indians' fort or palizado in New England and the manner of the destroying it by Captayne Underhill and Captayne Mason / RH.

The village of the Pequot Indians which was attacked and destroyed by Captain Underhill and Captain Mason in 1637.


Snowshoes and Natives wearing snowshoes while hunting deer.

[Découverte d'une trahison dans Mauvila]

Discovery of treachery in Mauvila.

[De Quelle maniere Tascaluça reçut General]

The manner in which Toscaluça received the General.

[Williamsburg, Virginia, ca. 1740]

Print shows two rows of buildings, numbered 1-6, at Williamsburg, Virginia, and plant specimens, insects, and two views of Natives, numbered 7-16, and four tools, numbered a-d, used by the Natives.

[View of Boston] / J. Turner.

Print shows bird's-eye view of Boston, Massachusetts, with view of Native hunting and a palm tree in the foreground.

Le transport du grand soleil

Native porters transporting the tribal leader whom they worshipped as the sun.

Austenaco, great warrior, Commander in Chief of the Cherokee Nation

Illustration showing Austenaco: full-length portrait, standing, facing right.

A New humorous song, on the Cherokee chiefs Inscribed to the ladies of Great Britain : To the tune of, Caesar and Pompey were both of the horned / / by H. Howard.

A broadside comprising seven verses in letterpress below an engraving, representing three Red Indian Chiefs in their national costumes; these men are named, "The Stalking Turkey", "The Pouting Pidgeon", "The Ma... more

A sachem of the Abenakee Nation rescuing an English officer from the Indians

Print shows a Native chief holds back two Natives who were about to kill an Englishman.

Guillaume Penn traite avec les indiens etablissant la province de Pensilvanie dans l'Amerique septentrionale en 1681 / / Benj West pinxit ; D* sculp.

Print showing William Penn and settlers trading with Native Americans, with buildings under construction in the background.

"Tea destroyed by Indians"

Poem honoring the Boston Tea Party, Dec. 1773.

Plan of the city of New York, in North America: surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767

Cartouche showing allegorical scene with an English trader standing on the shore among barrels and bundles of merchandise and a Native wearing feathered headdress and skirt standing among barrels.

[A Tory and a patriot wrestle for a pine tree banner while an Native watches] / Patas sculp.

Print shows a cartouche on a map with Loyalist attempting to replace a banner displaying a pine tree and topped with a liberty cap signifying America with a banner bearing the British lion; the patriot raises a... more

The closet / Bute invt. ; Germaine ext. ; Mansfield sculpt.

Print shows in vignette, top right, George III in his secret chamber, "the closet", with Lord Bute, to whom the Devil whispers, Lord Germain, and Lord Mansfield; on the bottom right, a man holds a pistol to his... more

Mappa totius mundi / Mattheaus Albrecht Lotter sculpsit Aug. V.

Print shows title ornamentation with four female figures representating the four continents, America as a Native wearing a skirt made of feathers and a feather headdress.

Sauvage du NO. de la Louisiane

Print shows a Native warrior, full-length portrait, left profile, holding a scalp in left hand and a snake in right hand.

An Indian warrior entering his wigwam with a scalp / Barlow, sc.

Print shows a Native warrior holding a scalp in right hand and a tomahawk in left hand.