Studio Portrait of the Windblow Sisters and Infant | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Studio Portrait of the Windblow Sisters and Infant

Studio Portrait of the Windblow Sisters and Infant | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two young Ho-Chunk women and a Ho-Chunk infant. The woman sitting on the left is wearing regalia, and the woman standing on the right is wearing contemporary clothing. The infant is in a papoose on the floor between the two women. They are identified as Sarah B. Windblow Thundercloud (HeChoWinKah), sitting next to her sister Nellie Windblow Decorah (HaWePinWinKah), who is dressed in a white school uniform, ca. 1909. Sarah’s son Lawrence Leonard Thundercloud (CooNooKah), is sleeping comfortably in a Ho-Chunk cradleboard.
DESCRIPTION
Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two young Ho-Chunk women and a Ho-Chunk infant. The woman sitting on the left is wearing regalia, and the woman standing on the right is wearing contemporary clothing. The infant is in a papoose on the floor between the two women. They are identified as Sarah B. Windblow Thundercloud (HeChoWinKah), sitting next to her sister Nellie Windblow Decorah (HaWePinWinKah), who is dressed in a white school uniform, ca. 1909. Sarah’s son Lawrence Leonard Thundercloud (CooNooKah), is sleeping comfortably in a Ho-Chunk cradleboard.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:61255
Creation Date:circa 1909
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)2711
Original Dimensions:4.2 x 5.9 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This image was used in "People of the Big Voice," published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press (2011).
SUBJECTS
Dresses
Jewelry
Infant carriers
Ho Chunk Indians
Indoor photography
Infants
Mothers
Portraits, Group
Women
Studios and dark rooms
Family
Murals
Painting
Clothing and dress

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