Two lithograph prints from 1827 by Louis Boilly of Osage Indians on a visit to Paris in August 1827 -- The smaller print, with caption title "Osages : peuplade sauvage de l'Amérique Septentrionale, dans l'Etat de Missouri, arrivés a Paria le 13 aout 1827. No. 89", and signed "L. Boilly 1827", is a lithographic portrait--hand-colored in red, blue, gray, yellow, brown, and black--of three Missouri Osage Indians, Minckchatahooh, Grétomih, and Kishagashugah, who arrived in Paris August 13, 1827. Kishagashugah or Little Chief (age 28), Minckchatahooh or Little Soldier (age 22), and Grétomih (age 18 and cousin to Kishagashugah's wife) had arrived in France July 27 from New Orleans as part of a party of six Osage Indians accompanied by the interpreter Paul Loise, the son of a French father and an Osage mother. The larger print, entitled "Les Indiens de la tribu des Osages, arrivant en fiacre à Paris", shows a group of six Osage Indians--the four men in native costume, the two women ... Read More
Scope and Contents note Photographs depicting members of the Osage Minerals Council, George Tallchief, and other Osage Indians. Individuals pictured include Charles Tillman, Principal Chief; Ed Red Eagle, Sr., Assistant Principal Chief; Reuben DeRoin; Kenneth Bighorse; George Carter; Rosemary Wood; Camille Pangburn; Harry Red Eagle, Jr.; Joseph Trumbly; Charles Tallchief; Thomas Fugate; Cloyd Easley; Cheryl Potts; and Cecilia Tallchief Lemon.
Studio photographs, ca. 1880-ca. 1900, of Osage Indians posed as individuals and family groups. With the exception of Red Eagle, Minnie Deloria, and Bilie Connor, the Indians are unidentified. There is also one outdoor shot with the caption "War Dance.".
Sitting studio portrait of Bacon Rind, a Native American (Osage) man, a young woman, possibly one of his wives, and a baby, in Pawhuska Oklahoma. Bacon Rind wears moccasins, leggings, a blanket around his waist, a suit coat, shirt, kerchief, and a traditional beaver bandeau. The woman is similarly dressed with the exception of a print shirt, earrings, and no hat. The baby wears a light colored dress
Three white and two Native American (Osage) men pose on a dirt road in front of a two story house, possibly in Oklahoma. The white men wear suits, the Native Americans wear moccasins, leggings, print shirts, and have blankets wrapped around their shoulders. One of the Native Americans covers his face with one of his hands
An unidentified Native American (Osage) man poses (sitting) atop a large wooden barrel next to a clapboard building. He wears moccasins, leggings, a long sleeved shirt with decorative fur and cloth adornments, armbands, bracelets, a kerchief, and a feather in his hair
An unidentified Native American (Osage) man poses shaking hands with an unidentified white man, possibly in Oklahoma. The Native American wears moccasins, leggings, a long sleeved shirt, a headband, and blankets. The white man has a mustache and beard, he wears a suit and a top hat