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    CHIEF OSHKOSH
    c. 1913 Chief Oshkosh, Menominee, probably in Philadelphia, February, 1913. Silver-gelatin print, framed. Title appears as an ink inscription on the paper seal, rear.

    Grandson of the leader from whom the Wisconsin city derives its name, this man's own name was Ah-co-ni-may (Much Talked About), called Reginald Oshkosh. Compare the 1905 portraits of him, NAA, Nos. gn_00603a & gn_00603b.

    Provenance:
    Collected by the current owner's grandfather, Angus Samuel Nicholson, Gov't. Agent on the Menominee Indian Reservation from 1910 - 1916.

    Dimensions: image 15 ¾ x 20 inches*

    For more information on this photograph, please read The Dixon-Wanamaker Series of Indian Photographs.


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