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 : Photographs And Negatives, ca. 1880-ca. 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
Indians of North America
Studios and dark rooms
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