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  • Portraits of Red Cloud


  • Studio portraits of Oglala Chief Red Cloud in suit and bow tie, in feather headdress holding a peace pipe, wearing a bone breast plate and a feather in his hair; and outdoor portraits of Red Cloud standing, holding a peace pipe; and posed with his son Jack Red Cloud and a woman. Also includes a wood engraving done from a photograph by Mathew Brady of Chief Red Cloud with a delegation of Sioux and Arapaho leaders visiting Washington, D.C.


  • Trager and Kuhn, copyright claimant
  • Miller, James A., copyright claimant
  • Bratley, J. H. (Jesse H.), copyright claimant
  • Kern, Joseph A., copyright claimant

Created / Published

  • 1870-1915.


  • -  Red Cloud,--1822-1909--Family
  • -  Indians of North America--Government relations--1870-1920
  • -  Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1870-1920
  • -  Oglala Indians--Government relations--1870-1920
  • -  Oglala Indians--Clothing & dress--1870-1920
  • -  Arapaho Indians--Government relations--1870-1920
  • -  Tribal chiefs--United States--1870-1920
  • -  Delegations--1870-1920


  • Albumen prints--1870-1920.
  • Cabinet photographs--1870-1920.
  • Gelatin silver prints--1870-1920.
  • Portrait photographs--1870-1920.
  • Wood engravings--1870-1920.


  • Portrait photographs--1870-1920
  • Cabinet photographs--1870-1920
  • Albumen prints--1870-1920
  • Gelatin silver prints--1870-1920
  • Wood engravings--1870-1920


  • -  Title devised. Captions printed or written on photoprints.
  • -  "Pranish Nixoff (?)" engraved in corner of print.
  • -  Three photoprints on cabinet cards.
  • -  Photoprint captioned "Maopin Luta Oglala Dakota" is attributed to William Henry Jackson by Royal B. Hassrick, The Sioux: life and customs of warrior society, 1964.
  • -  Copyright deposits, Trager and Kuhn, Chadron, Neb., 1891.
  • -  Copyright deposits, James A. Miller, Gordon, Neb., 1909.
  • -  Copyright deposits, J.H. Bratley, Rosebud, SD, 1898.
  • -  Copyright deposits, Joseph A. Kern, Crawford, Neb., 1915.


  • 5 photoprints : 3 gelatin silver and 2 albumen; 17 x 12 cm. or smaller.
  • 1 print : wood engraving; 16 x 23 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LOT 12885 (F) [P&P]

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 91482067

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Trager And Kuhn, Copyright Claimant, James A Miller, J. H Bratley, and Joseph A Kern. Portraits of Red Cloud. United States, 1870. to 1915. Photograph.

APA citation style:

Trager And Kuhn, C. C., Miller, J. A., Bratley, J. H. & Kern, J. A. (1870) Portraits of Red Cloud. United States, 1870. to 1915. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Trager And Kuhn, Copyright Claimant, et al. Portraits of Red Cloud. to 1915. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.