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Cut Nose
Cut Nose
TitleCut Nose
CreatorWhitney, Joel E. (Joel Emmons), 1822-1886.
Date Created1862
Extent (Original)1 carte de visite ; image 5.8 cm. x 8.6 cm (2 5/16 in. x 3 6/16 in.) ; on sheet 6.2 cm. x 10.3 cm. (2 7/16 in. x 4 1/16 in.).
DescriptionCard stock photo of a Dakota Indian chief Cut Nose, who, along with 37 other Dakota Indians, was hanged in Mankato, Minnesota, on December 26, 1862, for taking part in attacks on white settlers and communities in Minnesota in 1862.
TypeStill Image
Subjects (TGM)Albumen prints
Cartes de visite
Subject (LCSH)Indians of North America -- Portraits


Whitney, Joel E. (Joel Emmons), 1822-1886.
NotesPrinted on mount, "Who in the Massacre of 1862, in Minnesota, murdered 18 Women and Children and 5 Men.", "Entered according to Act of Congress, by J.E. Whitney, in the year 1862 in the Clerk's Office of the U.S. District Court for Minnesota".
Collection NameNorth American Indian Photographs (Newberry Library)
CollectionEdward E. Ayer Photograph Collection (Newberry Library)
Call NumberAP 2620, Box 75
Date Issued (Digital)2008-04-22
Extent (Digital)43.1 MB
Medium (Digital)TIFF
PublisherNewberry Library
RightsAll rights reserved by the Newberry Library. Permission to reproduce in any format must be requested in writing. Contact Photoduplication Department Newberry Library 60 West Walton Street, Chicago IL 60610. Phone: (312) 255-3566/ Email:
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