Photo, Print, Drawing [Piegan Indian, Mountain Chief, listening to recording with ethnologist Frances Densmore]
About this Item
- [Piegan Indian, Mountain Chief, listening to recording with ethnologist Frances Densmore]
Created / Published
- - Sound recording--1900-1920
- - Phonographs--1900-1920
- - Indians of North America--1900-1920
- Photographic prints--1900-1940.
- Photographic prints--1900-1940
- - National Photo Company Collection.
- - No. 3332.
- - Title from information supplied by American Folklife Center staff. Title was formerly "Piegan Indian, Mountain Chief, having his voice recorded by ethnologist Frances Densmore." But Densmore annotated the newspaper illustrations of this photo in her scrapbook to call out the error in the published captions. The photo shows a playback horn on the cylinder recorder, which means that Mountain Chief and Densmore are listening rather than recording (12/2013, updated 03/2022).
- - Published in: Many nations: A Library of Congress resource guide for the study of Indian and Alaska native peoples of the United States / edited by Patrick Frazier and the Publishing Office. Washington : Library of Congress, 1996, p. 271.
- - Exhibited as a digital copy in: "Not an Ostrich: And Other Images from America's Library" at the Annenberg Space for Photography, 2018; Business & Science section.
- - Annenberg batch 9
- 1 photographic print.
Call Number/Physical Location
- LOT 12337-2 [item] [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- ppmsca 51096 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.51096
- cph 3c07289 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c07289
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-51096 (digital file from original) LC-USZ62-107289 (b&w film copy neg.)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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Chicago citation style:
Piegan Indian, Mountain Chief, listening to recording with ethnologist Frances Densmore. , 1916. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/93503097/.
APA citation style:
(1916) Piegan Indian, Mountain Chief, listening to recording with ethnologist Frances Densmore. , 1916. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/93503097/.
MLA citation style:
Piegan Indian, Mountain Chief, listening to recording with ethnologist Frances Densmore. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/93503097/>.