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Da-Ko-Ra | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Da-Ko-Ra

Da-Ko-Ra | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Carte-de-visite full-length studio portrait in front of a backdrop of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) chief. In this portrait he is past the age of seventy. He is standing erect, though he is carrying a carved cane in his arms. A photographer's stand is directly behind him.
DESCRIPTION
Carte-de-visite full-length studio portrait in front of a backdrop of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) chief. In this portrait he is past the age of seventy. He is standing erect, though he is carrying a carved cane in his arms. A photographer's stand is directly behind him.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:61421
Creation Date:circa 1867
Creator Name:Bodtker, James F.
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 6564.1
Original Dimensions:2.25 x 4.0 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
He signed the Treaty of 1855 as "Maw-he-coo-shaw-hoo-no-kaw, One Who Stands and Reaches the Sky, called Little Decorie." On the Treaty of 1865 he is called "Little Dakoria." The city of Decorah, Iowa, is named in his honor.
SUBJECTS
Clothing and dress
Shoes
Clothing
Ho Chunk Indians
Portraits
Indoor photography
Men

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