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James Ina-me-to-om-shi-la Old Chief of the Nez Perce Indians

Pencil sketch on paper. Portrait of a Native American man, head and shoulders view. His hair is short and sightly wavy. He is wearing a jacket with shirt under it. The jacket is marked with letters which correspond to a legend in the top right corner. It appears to be decorated with fringe, beads, and metal buttons. By Gustav Sohon.

Details

Creation Date: May 29, 1855

Catalog ID: 1918.114.9.55

Object Types: sketch

Dimensions: Height 9 in . Width 7.125 in . Mat height 19.875 in . Mat width 15.875 in

Related Subjects: art Nez Perce Ina-me-To-om-shi-la Treaty of 1855 beadwork portrait