• Description:

    Chief Mahpina Luta or Red Cloud (1822-1909), posed seated outdoors, smoking pipe and holding beaded pipe bag, and wearing beaded moccasins and a hide shirt with beaded figures depicting mounted horsemen

  • Culture/People:

    Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)

  • Date created:


  • Photographer:

    Jesse H. Bratley (Jesse Hastings Bratley/Jesse H. Bratley), Non-Indian, 1867-1941

  • Place:

    Pine Ridge Reservation; Jackson County, Shannon County; South Dakota; USA

  • Format/Object name:

    Albumen print

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Jesse H. Bratley taught at reservation schools between about 1895 and 1910, including the Rosebud Reservation school in South Dakota between about 1895 and 1899. No other collection history information available.

  • Dimensions:

    4 x 5 in.

  • Catalog number:


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