|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
Black and white photo with white border of three Native American men, from left to right, unknown Native American man, Charles Simpson and Willie Andrews. Image of three probable middle aged Native American men dressed in full regalia/traditional Native American dress with tepee in background. First man wearing beaded moccasins, blanket robe, fur, beaded clothing with leggings with beaded design, several necklaces of beads, necklace of hairpipes, and holding feather fan. Second man wearing beaded moccasins, beaded loin cloth with leggings with beaded design, vest with beaded flowers over buttoned long sleaved shirt, belt around waist with decorated pouch, feather headdress with possible ermine tails, several necklaces of beads, and holding leather belt like item. Third man wearing beaded moccasins, beaded loin cloth with leggings with beaded flowers, vest with beaded flowers over striped buttoned long sleaved shirt, possible quill decorated arm bands, feather headdress with possible ermine tails, choker of hairpipes, and holding feather fan. Tepee has triangle design around base.
Note on back of photo written in pencil: "12 ? 1(believed to the bringer of Chinook Wind / whose wife perished in spring flood) c - Charles Simpson / r - Willie Andrews."
From Notes on Photographs:
"Group 2: 6 Pictures"
Photo: Group 2 No. 12: "Charles Simpson center, then Chief of Nez Perce and Willie Andrews, (believed to be the bringer of Chinook Wind Whose wife perished in spring flood.)
C Charles Simpson / R Willie Andrews."
|Collection||Grace C. Wenzel Collection|
|Provenance||From original Accession Record: "Early day photos. Some taken by Mrs. Wenzel, some are copies of early photographs. Taken over a period of years."|
|Source||Wenzel, Grace C.|
Wenzel, Grace C.