Chief Otho Nelson
TitleChief Otho Nelson
Rappahannock chief Otho S. Nelson (1883–1967) shoots a wooden crossbow in a snowy yard with a clapboard house in this photograph by Frank G. Speck dated January 1942.
Speck (1881–1950) was a native of New York and a professor of anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania, where he specialized in Algonquian and Iroquoian tribes in the eastern United States and Canada.
CreatorFrank G. Speck
Date CreatedJanuary 1942
SourceNational Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution
Physical Dimension3.5" x 2.5"
Rights Statement: Information provided with the permission of the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution