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Chief Joseph, Nez Perces
Chief Joseph, Nez Perces
URLNL005171
CreatorBurbank, E. A. (Elbridge Ayer), 1858-1949
TitleChief Joseph, Nez Perces
Date-Created1897
DescriptionFrontal portrait of Chief Joseph. He wears several necklaces, dentalium earrings, a decorated leather tunic, and face paint. His hair is plaited into two braids and there is a single feather tied to his hair. Framed oil painting on canvas.
Extent (Original)1 painting ; 17 x 23 cm.
Format (Original)oil paintings
Languageeng
Call NumberVAULT oversize Ayer Art Burbank, No. 74
SourceBurbank, E. A. (Elbridge Ayer), 1858-1949. Portraits of North American Indian men, women and children. Burbank, travelling through the American West for two decades, painted and drew individuals from more than 125 tribes. VAULT oversize Ayer Art Burbank
Is Part OfEdward E. Ayer Art Collection (Newberry Library)
TypeImage
Coverage (Spatial)North America
Coverage (Temporal)19th century
Subject1Nez Perce Indians -- Portraits
Subject2Nez Perce Indians -- Kings and rulers
Subject3Nez Perce Indians -- Clothing and dress
Subject4Indians in art
Subject5Burbank, E. A. (Elbridge Ayer), 1858-1949
Subject6Joseph, Nez PerceĀ“ Chief, 1840-1904 -- Portraits
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-08-08
Extent (Digital)93.6 MB
Medium (Digital)Image/tiff
RightsAll rights reserved by the Newberry Library. Permission to reproduce in any format must be requested in writing. Contact Photoduplication Department, Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St., Chicago, IL 60610. Phone: 312-255-3566 E-mail: photoduplication@newberry.org
CollectionAyer Art Digital Collection (Newberry Library)
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