Profile of Mattapony Man. Mixed Blood. 1900

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Title

Profile of Mattapony Man. Mixed Blood. 1900

Description

A Mattaponi man, identified only as being of mixed ancestry, poses in profile for the photographer James Mooney on the Mattaponi Indian Reservation in King William County sometime in 1900. Mooney (1861–1921) was an Indiana native who worked for the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology compiling information about American Indian tribes.

Creator

James Mooney

Date Created

1900

Source

National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Format

Glass negative

Coverage

twentieth century, King William County, Mattaponi River

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