Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
1 documents - page 1 of 1

Charles Milton Bell portrait of Crow delegation in Washington, DC, 1880

view Charles Milton Bell portrait of Crow delegation in Washington, DC, 1880 digital asset number 1
Creator:
Bell, C. M (Charles Milton) approximately 1849-1893
Subject:
Plenty Coups Chief of the Crows 1848-1932
Pretty Eagle (Crow Indian chief)
Two Belly (Crow Indian chief)
Quivey, A. M
Keller, A. R (Augustus R.)
Physical description:
1 framed print : albumen
Culture:
Crow Indians
Indians of North America Great Plains
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Date:
1880
Notes:
Charles Milton Bell (circa 1849-1893) was the youngest member of a family of photographers that operated a studio in Washington, DC, from around 1860-1874. Charles Milton Bell established his own studio on Pennsylvania Avenue in 1873 and it rapidly became one of the leading photography studios in the city. Bell developed the patronage of Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden, who sent American Indian visitors to the studio to have their portraits made. Bell also made photographs of Indians for the Department of the Interior and the Bureau of American Ethnology.
Summary:
Studio portrait of a Crow delegation and government officials in Washington, DC, in 1880. Depicted individuals include: Old Crow; Medicine Crow; Long Elk; Plenty Coos; Pretty Eagle; Two Belly; A. M. Quivey (Non-Native), Interpreter; Augustus R. Keller (Non-Native), Agent; Thomas Stewart (Non-Native), Interpreter
Cite as:
Photo lot 81-44, Charles Milton Bell photograph of Crow delegation in Washington, DC, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA Photo Lot 81-44
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

Modify Your Search






or


Narrow By
  • Finding aids
  • Archival materials
  • Collection descriptions
  • Photographs
  • Archival materials
  • Collection descriptions
  • Photographs
  • Bell, C. M
  • Keller, A. R
  • Plenty Coups
  • Pretty Eagle
  • Quivey, A. M
  • Two Belly
  • Bell, C. M
  • Keller, A. R
  • Plenty Coups
  • Pretty Eagle
  • Quivey, A. M
  • Two Belly
  • Crow Indians
  • Indians of North America Great Plains
  • Native Americans
  • Crow Indians
  • Indians of North America Great Plains
  • Native Americans
  • 1880s
  • National Anthropological Archives