• Description:

    Outdoor portrait of Dr. Charles A. Eastman, Dartmouth graduate, posed outdoors, wearing feather headdress, heavily fringed and beaded shirt, and beaded leggings and moccasins, with arms upraised. Photographed at the Birth of Chicago Pageant in 1933?

  • Culture/People:

    Wahpetonwan Dakota (Wahpeton Sioux)

  • Date created:

    circa 1933

  • Photographer:

    Unknown, Non-Indian

  • Place:

    Chicago; Cook County; Illinois; USA (inferred)

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of David T. Vernon (1900-1973). Before 1968, Vernon's collection was purchased by the Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (a foundation backed by Laurance S. Rockefeller, 1910-2004, and other members of the Rockefeller family). Photographs in Vernon's collection may have come to MAI via an exchange with the Jackson Hole Preserve in 1968 or may have been donated directly to MAI by Laurance Rockefeller.

  • Dimensions:

    5.25 x 8.5 in.

  • Catalog number:


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