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Portrait of 5 American European men. Posed in front of a wooden house, with a hawk type bird on a pedestal behind them. Handwritten caption reads, "Pine Ridge, Dak." "Major Mallet, Commissaire des indians" An "x" is placed on the image of Mallet to identify him out of the group.

Identified Persons

Major Edmond Mallet

Identified Places

Pine Ridge Agency, Dakota

Approximate Date

circa 1888

View Type

exterior; three-quarter length

Original Item Medium

Boudoir photographs

Accession Number


Folder Name

Pine_Ridge_ Agency,_Dakota


This is a two sided photograph. This photograph was found in the Inspection-of-the-Rosebud-Indian-Agency-at-Rosebud,-Dakota-(1888) folder, but processor of the collection decided to move to the Pine Ridge Agency folder based on the captions on the photograph. Portrait in same location of opposite side of card accession number 2013.001.051.

Digital Reproduction Information

Scanned from a photograph at 400 dpi in TIFF format using a Sinarback eVolution 86, Sinar M, and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using CONTENTdm's software JPEG2000 Extension. 2015


Native American Reservations, Pine Ridge Agency, Major Edmond Mallet


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