Photo, Print, Drawing Chief Wolf Robe
About this Item
- Chief Wolf Robe
- Photo shows Wolf Robe (1838-1841 to 1910), the Southern Cheyenne chief sometimes believed to be the man whose profile was used on the Indian-head nickel. Here he is wearing a round silver Benjamin Harrison peace medal, which he received from the federal government in 1890 for assisting the Cherokee Commission in negotiations for disposal of land. The Gerhard Sisters photographed him during the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, Mo., in 1904.
- Gerhard Sisters, photographer
Created / Published
- - Wolf Robe,--Chief
- - Cheyenne Indians--1900-1910
- Gelatin silver printing-out paper prints--1900-1910.
- Portrait photographs--1900-1910.
- Portrait photographs--1900-1910
- Gelatin silver printing-out paper prints--1900-1910
- - Title from item.
- - Photo copyright by the Gerhard Sisters, St. Louis, Mo.
- - Published in: "American Indians" chapter of the ebook Great Photographs from the Library of Congress, 2013.
- - Exhibited: "Who's Afraid of Women Photographers?" at the Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France, Oct. 2015-Jan. 2016.
- 1 photographic print mounted on paper : gelatin silver developing-out paper print ; photo 42.9 x 35.3 cm, on mount 43.7 x 36.1 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- LOT 4863, no. 15 [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- ppmsca 39790 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.39790
- cph 3a41529 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a41529
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-39790 (digital file from original photo) LC-USZ62-41200 (b&w film copy neg.)
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Gerhard Sisters, photographer. Chief Wolf Robe. , ca. 1904. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2011647022/.
APA citation style:
Gerhard Sisters, photographer. (ca. 1904) Chief Wolf Robe. , ca. 1904. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2011647022/.
MLA citation style:
Gerhard Sisters, photographer. Chief Wolf Robe. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2011647022/>.