• 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.

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  • Date created:


  • 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.

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