Profile of Mattapony Man. Mixed Blood. 1900
TitleProfile of Mattapony Man. Mixed Blood. 1900
DescriptionA 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.
SourceNational Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Coveragetwentieth century, King William County, Mattaponi River
Collection:National Anthropological Archives
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