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Studio Portrait of Mary Thunderchief Snowball

Studio Portrait of Mary Thunderchief Snowball | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Full-length tudio portrait of Ho-Chunk elder, Mary Thunderchief Snowball (WaSayMaKaWinKah), posing standing in front of a painted backdrop. She is holding a silk applique blanket on her arm and has a floral applique beaded bandolier bag hanging across her right shoulder. She is wearing short bead necklaces, file bracelets, and short coin earrings.
DESCRIPTION
Full-length tudio portrait of Ho-Chunk elder, Mary Thunderchief Snowball (WaSayMaKaWinKah), posing standing in front of a painted backdrop. She is holding a silk applique blanket on her arm and has a floral applique beaded bandolier bag hanging across her right shoulder. She is wearing short bead necklaces, file bracelets, and short coin earrings.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:61068
Creation Date: 1920
Creator Name:Van Schaick, Charles
City:Black River Falls
County:Jackson
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Van Schaick, Charles : Charles Van Schaick photographs and negatives, circa 1880-circa 1940
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(V22)2671
Original Dimensions:4.3 x 6 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This image was used in "People of the Big Voice," published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press (2011).
SUBJECTS
Painting
Clothing and dress
Dresses
Jewelry
Ho Chunk Indians
Indian beadwork
Aged
Indoor photography
Portrait photography
Women
Studios and dark rooms
Murals

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