Profile of Mattapony Man. Mixed Blood. 1900

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Title

Profile of Mattapony Man. Mixed Blood. 1900

Subject

Indians of North America Northeast

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

Source

National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Date

1900

Rights

This image was obtained from the Smithsonian Institution. Unless otherwise noted, this image or its content may be protected by international copyright laws. Reproduction, exhibition and distribution of this image are strictly prohibited without prior written permission from the National Anthropological Archives and Human Studies Film Archives.

Coverage

twentieth century
King William County
Mattaponi River

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Original Format

Glass negative

Files

Profile of Mattapony man. Mixed blood 1900.jpg

Citation

James Mooney, “Profile of Mattapony Man. Mixed Blood. 1900,” Virginia Indian Archive, accessed August 3, 2021, https://virginiaindianarchive.org/items/show/198.

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