• Title:

    No. 3691. "Red Cloud and American Horse." The two most noted Chiefs now living. Photo and copyright '91 by Grabill. S.D."

  • Description:

    Chief Mahpina Luta or Red Cloud and Chief Washi-ta-tonga or American Horse posed for camera in front of tipi, shaking hands. American Horse wears a brimmed hat, European pants, shirt, vest, jacket, with watch chain, revolver at waist, and beaded moccasins. Red Cloud wears European shirt, vest, pants, feather headdress with long trailer, and holds a stroud cloth blanket with white selvedge (gift for or from American Horse?)

  • Culture/People:

    Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)

  • Date created:

    Spring 1891

  • Photographer:

    John C. H. Grabill, Non-Indian, ca. 1850-ca. 1905

  • Place:

    Pine Ridge Agency; Pine Ridge Reservation; Shannon County; South Dakota; USA

  • Format/Object name:

    Albumen print

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    No collection history information available.

  • Dimensions:

    9.5 x 12 in.

  • Catalog number:


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