• Title:

    Pete Mitchell (Dustmaker) - Ponca - No. 823

  • Description:

    Full length studio portrait of delegate Pete Mitchell (Dustmaker, ca. 1870-ca. 1923) wearing a cotton shirt, beaded vest, silver arm bands, beaded or quilled leggings with bells, a mirrored otter hide, and star-shaped medallion at his neck. He holds a feathered bag or fan. Photographed at the U.S. Indian Congress of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition in Omaha, 1898.

  • Culture/People:

    Ponca

  • Date created:

    1898

  • Photographer:

    Frank A. Rinehart, Non-Indian, ca. 1862-ca. 1928 or Adolph F. Muhr, Non-Indian, ca. 1858-1913

  • Place:

    Omaha; Douglas County; Nebraska; USA

  • Format/Object name:

    Platinum print (platinotype)

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Frank A. Rinehart (ca. 1862-1928) was the official photographer for the United States Indian Congress of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, held in Omaha, Nebraska, between June 1 and October 31, 1898. During the Congress, Rinehart and/or his assistant Adolph F. Muhr (ca. 1858-1913) photographed more than 500 individuals and groups representing the estimated thirty-six tribes represented at the Exposition. No other collection history information available.

  • Dimensions:

    8 x 10 in.

  • Catalog number:

    P22148

Click on the image or the magnifying glass to see a larger view; click again to close the pop-up window.  Scroll through Other Images and Media to see other views of this item; click on any image to make it appear in the larger window.  Catalog card scans are provided to illustrate the information that originally accompanied the objects. Please recognize that unacceptable or offensive terminology represents historic data and not NMAI's current usage.