Studio Portrait of Four Ho-Chunk Men and Women | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Studio Portrait of Four Ho-Chunk Men and Women

Studio Portrait of Four Ho-Chunk Men and Women | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two Ho-Chunk women posing sitting in front of two standing Ho-Chunk men. The women are wrapped in shawls, and the woman on the right has several earrings. The men are wearing hats, suits, and bandanas, and the man on the left is also wearing a Spanish-American War overcoat. From left to right, Maude Climer Winneshiek (AhHooKeShinNeWinKah), David Bow Littlesoldier (MauJchayMauNeeKah), an unidentified man, and Kate Whitespirit-Dickson Thunder Decorra Baptiste Seymour (NeChooKoontchRaWinKah) in front. Maude is wearing a silk applique blanket covered by a Racine Woolen Mills shawl and traditional Ho-Chunk moccasins.
DESCRIPTION
Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two Ho-Chunk women posing sitting in front of two standing Ho-Chunk men. The women are wrapped in shawls, and the woman on the right has several earrings. The men are wearing hats, suits, and bandanas, and the man on the left is also wearing a Spanish-American War overcoat. From left to right, Maude Climer Winneshiek (AhHooKeShinNeWinKah), David Bow Littlesoldier (MauJchayMauNeeKah), an unidentified man, and Kate Whitespirit-Dickson Thunder Decorra Baptiste Seymour (NeChooKoontchRaWinKah) in front. Maude is wearing a silk applique blanket covered by a Racine Woolen Mills shawl and traditional Ho-Chunk moccasins.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:61640
Creation Date:circa 1900
Creator Name:Van Schaick, Charles
City:Black River Falls
County:Jackson
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Van Schaick, Charles : Charles Van Schaick photographs and negatives, circa 1880-circa 1940
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(V22)2830
Original Dimensions:5 x 7 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This image was used in "People of the Big Voice," published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press (2011).
SUBJECTS
Military uniforms
Spanish-American War, 1898
Indoor photography
Men
Portraits, Group
Women
Studios and dark rooms
Stone walls
Murals
Painting
Clothing and dress
Coats
Dresses
Hats
Ho Chunk Indians

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