Penobscot Indian, ca. 1865

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Penobscot Indian, ca. 1865

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A.F. Morse, photographer took this full-length image of an unidentified Penobscot Indian.

The photo shows off the man's beaded head, arm, and leg bands and his sash.

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About This Item

  • Title: Penobscot Indian, ca. 1865
  • Creator: Morse, A. F.
  • Creation Date: circa 1865
  • Subject Date: circa 1865
  • State: ME
  • Media: Tintype
  • Local Code: 2008.283.007
  • Collection: Vickery-Shettleworth collection of early Maine photography
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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