Portrait of Emma Blackhawk Holt
Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman posed standing with her right arm on a chair draped with cloth in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing Winnebago charm, coin earrings, a bird bone, a wampum necklace, and holding Van Schaick's studio blanket over her left arm. Identified as Emma Blackhawk Bigbear Beaver-Smith Holt (Female Yellowthunder) (WauKonChawZeeWinKah), married to Henry Holt.
Image ID: 60604
Creation Date: 1895 ca.
Creator Name: Van Schaick, Charles
City: Black River Falls
Collection Name: Van Schaick, Charles : Charles Van Schaick photographs and negatives, circa 1880-circa 1940
Original Format Type: negative, original
Original Format Number: (V22)2532
Original Dimensions: 5 x 7 inches
This image was used in "People of the Big Voice," published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press (2011).
Clothing and dress
Ho Chunk Indians
Studios and dark rooms
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