Chief Curly Bear

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Collection Photographer
Bull, William, 1878-1942
Collection Publisher
Albertype Co.
Pikuni (Piegan) [Blackfeet Nation, Browning, Montana]
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William Bull collotypes of Blackfeet Chiefs
1 Photomechanical print
circa 1915
Photo-folder 1
NMAI.AC.404, Item P11490
Archival materials
Photomechanical prints
Collection Citation
Identification of specific item; Date (if known) William Bull collotypes of Blackfeet Chiefs, image #, NMAI.AC.404. National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights
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Scope and Contents
Portrait of Chief Curly Bear (Pikuni (Piegan) [Blackfeet Nation]). Part of a series of twelve hand colored collotypes (Albertypes) made in Glacier National Park, Montana.
Collection Restrictions
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