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Stereoscopic views of Indians of California

Title
Stereoscopic views of Indians of California [graphic].
Publication
1865?-1885?

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Description
  • 26 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w; 86 x 176 mm. or smaller.
  • 4 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w ;
Alternative Title
  • American scenery, California.
  • California views.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Group portraits.
  • Portraits.
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Photoprints.
  • Stereographs.
Note
  • Includes views by Eadweard Muybridge, John P. Soule, J. J. Reilly, and other photographers and publishers.
  • Includes one hand-colored view.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Exhibitions (note)
  • Views by Muybridge, #1580, "An Octogenarian," #1625, "Donald McKay..." and #1625, "one Eyed Dixie...," and a view by Lawrence & Houseworth, "604. "Washoe Indians -- the Chief's Family," were were exhibited in "400 Years of Native-American Portraits: Prints & Photographs from the Collections of the New York Public Library," October, 1992 - January, 1993.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 91-F396
Title
Stereoscopic views of Indians of California [graphic].
Imprint
1865?-1885?
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Views of Indians in California, including views of the Modoc War showing the camp at Tule Lake showing tents, Donald McKy and other Warm Springs Indian scouts, One Eyed Dixie and other Modoc squaws; Washo Indians: a group at Lake Tahoe showing man, children and two women with cradleboards, another group "the Chief's Family" showing woman with burdens, including baskets, etc., woman with necklaces, man and boy; Paiute Indians: "Chief's Lodge": showing hut of boards and sticks and baskets in the foreground, "Paiute squaw": woman wearing European dress at work doing laundry on porch of building in the Yosemite Valley, portrait of woman; "Digger" Indians: huts, some with people in front, including one showing baby and basket, group near river in Yosemite, portrait of woman, views include sites in Mendocino and Stanilaus Counties; conical baskets on the edge of Mono Lake; portrait of man: "Cassiano Indian of San Antonio Mission, 133 years old"; Indians of unidentified tribal affiliation in Yosemite, including group of women and children and a bath house (man's legs just visible inside the door); men sitting on a large log, possibly at "Mammoth Trees" labled "a log of bucks"; houses and crude corral, "Temecula Indians."
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Exhibitions
Views by Muybridge, #1580, "An Octogenarian," #1625, "Donald McKay..." and #1625, "one Eyed Dixie...," and a view by Lawrence & Houseworth, "604. "Washoe Indians -- the Chief's Family," were were exhibited in "400 Years of Native-American Portraits: Prints & Photographs from the Collections of the New York Public Library," October, 1992 - January, 1993.
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Bierstadt, Charles, 1819-1903. Photographer
Cornell, C. V. D., Mr. and Mrs. phts.
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904. Photographer The Indians of California. 1574, 1577, 1580, 1585.
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904. Photographer The Modoc War. 1608, 1623, 1625, 1628, 1629.
Payne, H. T. (Henry T.) Photographer Payne's semi-tropical California.
Reilly, John James, 1839-1894. Photographer Photographic views of American scenery. 470.
Soule, John P. Photographer California. 1107, 1311.
Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916. Photographer Pacific Coast. 222.
Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916. Photographer Watkins' Pacific coast. 2503.
Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916. Photographer Watkins' New series. 4532.
Kilburn Brothers, photographers.
Lawrence & Houseworth. Lake Tahoe. 602.
Lawrence & Houseworth. California. 599, 604.
Lawrence & Houseworth. Yosemite, Cal. 597.
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Added Title
American scenery, California.
California views.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 91-F396
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