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[Modoc War portraits].
BANC PIC 19xx.505--POR (VAULT); BANC PIC 19xx.505--POR
Collection Overview

Title:

[Modoc War portraits]

Creator/Contributor:

Heller, Louis Herman, 1839-1928, creator, photographer.

Creator/Contributor:

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916, publisher.

Creator/Contributor:

Weitfle, Charles, 1836-1921, publisher.

Abstract:

Included are portraits of Captain Jack and the following prisoners of Capt. C.N. Throckmorton and Gen. Jeff C. Davis: Donald McKay and Jack's captors, Burgess and Bogus Charley, Schonchin and Jack, Black Jim, Bogus Charley, Boston Charley, Curly-Headed Doctor, Hooka Jim, Ike, One-Eyed Dixie, and Shacknasty Jim.

Date:

1872 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Captain, Modoc Chief -- Jack -- -1873 -- Portraits
Modoc War, 1872-1873 -- Photographs
Modoc Indians -- Portraits
Indians of North America -- California -- Photographs
Prisoners -- Portraits

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Bulk photographed by Louis Heller and published by C. E. Watkins. Also includes one stereograph published by Charles Weitfle (Central City, Colo.)
On oversized carte de visite mounts, except for one stereograph.
Cards bear printed captions and statement by Gen. Davis certifying that images were taken by Heller. Printed advertisment for Watkins' Yosemite Art Gallery is on verso.
RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator.

Type:

graphic
Cartes de visite.
Stereographs.

Physical Description:

photoprint
13 photographs : albumen prints ; mounts 13 x 9 cm. and 9 x 18 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 19xx.505--POR (VAULT)
BANC PIC 19xx.505--POR

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator.