“A three second exposure meant that subjects had to stand very still to avoid being blurred, and holding a smile for that period was tricky. As a result, we have a tendency to see our Victorian ancestors as even more formal and stern than they might have been.”
Portrait of Goyathlay (One Who Yawns), called Geronimo, Medicine Man, Prophet and Leader, with Medal. Part of Athapascan, Chiricahua and Apache Tribes. Photographer: Delancey W. Gill From the Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of Ethnology: Native American Portrait Photographs, 1907 Collection Care of the Wisconsin Historical Society archives http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/whi/
Here we present an historic image of Aki-tanni (Two Guns). It was taken in 1927 by Edward S. Curtis. The image shows a nice profile view of an Indian. We have created this collection of images primarily to serve as an easy to access educational tool. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Image ID# 2D1EE452
Kill Spotted Horse of the Assiniboines, c. 1898
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“Si Wa Wata Wa” (1903) #Edward S, Curtis
1929 Inupiat woman from alaska... this photo is often so heavily retouched that she looks like a doll... so i PIN, the real pic.