Portrait of Emma Blackhawk Holt | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Portrait of Emma Blackhawk Holt

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DESCRIPTION

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.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 60604

Creation Date: 1895 ca.

Creator Name: Van Schaick, Charles

City: Black River Falls

County: Jackson

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Van Schaick, Charles : Photographs And Negatives, ca. 1880-ca. 1940

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: negative, original

Original Format Number: (V22)2532

Original Dimensions: 5 x 7 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This image was used in "People of the Big Voice," published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press (2011).

SUBJECTS

Arts

Clothing

Clothing and dress

Dresses

Dwellings

Furniture

Ho Chunk Indians

Indian beadwork

Indians of North America

Indoor photography

Jewelry

Murals

Painting

Persons

Photography

Portrait photography

Portraits

Service industries

Studios and dark rooms

Women

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