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    Lone Bird Nez Perce Chief
    Creation Date: 1855
    Catalog ID: 1918.114.9.52
    Pencil sketch on paper. Portrait of a Native American man, head and shoulders view. His hair is worn long and loose and he has a clump of bangs on his forehead. He clothing is not detailed, but he has 3 strands of beads around his neck. By Gustav Sohon.
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    Lawyer Hal-hal-tlostsot Head Chief of the Nez Perce Tribe
    Creation Date: May 25, 1855
    Catalog ID: 1918.114.9.53
    Pencil sketch on paper. Portrait of a Native American man, head and shoulders view. His hair is worn long and loose. He is wearing a tall hat with a brim. Three ostrich feathers are fastened to the hat with three horizontal bands of fabric (?). His shirt appears to be an Indian style buckskin shirt with fringe at the shoulders and a V-shaped flap at the neck. There are letters on the shirt which correspond to a legend in the top right corner. This indicates that the shirt is made of white and red skins. By Gustav Sohon.
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    He-man-i-pilp or Red Wolf Nez Perce Chief
    Creation Date: May 30, 1855
    Catalog ID: 1918.114.9.54
    Pencil sketch on paper. Portrait of a Native American man, head and shoulders view. His hair is worn long and loose with one thin braid at the proper left side of his face. He is wearing a round flat cap with a fur band around it and a tuft of fur on the top. His clothing isn't very detailed, but he appears to be wearing a Euro-American shirt. By Gustav Sohon.
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    Spokan Garry Head Chief of the Spokan Tribe
    Creation Date: May 27, 1855
    Catalog ID: 1918.114.9.61
    Pencil sketch on paper. Portrait of a Native American man, head and shoulders view. His hair is worn long and loose. He is wearing a tam cap which appears to have a fur band around it and a button at the top. He appears to be wearing a collared shirt a possibly has a blanket over his proper right shoulder. By Gustav Sohon.
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    Idl-mhus-spek-ha-ny Chief of the Spokan Indians
    Creation Date: Jul. 3, 1855
    Catalog ID: 1918.114.9.62
    Pencil sketch on paper. Portrait of a Native American man, head and shoulders view. He has a tuft of bangs on his forehead. He has a very sparse goatee. He appears to be wearing a collared shirt. By Gustav Sohon.
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    Skeloon Chief of the Yakima Indians
    Creation Date: Jun. 11, 1855
    Catalog ID: 1918.114.9.67
    Pencil sketch on paper. Portrait of a Native American man, head and shoulders view. His hair is worn long and loose. He is wearing a Euro-American shirt and has a blanket over his proper left shoulder. By Gustav Sohon.