• Description:

    Studio portrait of Geronimo (Goyathlay, ca. 1825-1909) standing next to a tree prop in front of a backdrop. He wears a hat, jacket, and kerchief.

  • Culture/People:

    Chiricahua Apache

  • Date created:

    circa 1900

  • Photographer:

    David Rodocker, Non-Indian, 1840-1919

  • Place:

    Fort Sill; Fort Sill; Comanche County; Oklahoma; USA (inferred)

  • Format/Object name:

    Collodion

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    David Rodocker maintained a photographic studio in Winfield, Kansas, from at least 1877 to 1919, and additionally worked for the U.S. government as a photographer. This photograph was formerly in the collection of Colonel James F. Randlett (1832-1915, US Army commander and Indian agent at Fort Duchesne, Utah, until 1896 and Indian agent for the Kiowa, circa 1900); it was probably acquired by MAI between 1916 and 1923 along with Randlett's collection of Indian objects.

  • Dimensions:

    4 x 5.5 in.

  • Catalog number:

    P05584

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