Frank A. Rinehart (United States)
Grave of Chief Ten Bears Black Lodge Band -- Crow
Platinum print, 1900
Signed, titled, numbered (no. 1771) and with the copyright and date written in the negative. NOTE: In 1898 Rinehart became the official photographer of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition in Omaha, Nebraska. Working with his assistant, Adolf Muhr, Rinehart set up a studio and gallery at the exposition, specializing in staged portraits of Indians, many posed in ceremonial dress. In addition, between 1899 and 1900 Rinehart traveled to some of the Indian reservations whose tribes could not come to the Exposition to be photographed. The Indian images taken at this time, of which this may be one, are much more rare than those taken at the fair
Size:7 1/4 x 9 1/8 in. (18.5 x 23.3) cm.)
No. 22.38