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Mrs. Philip Bull Head portrait
Mrs. Philip Bull Head portrait
TitleMrs. Philip Bull Head portrait
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1930
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionMrs. Philip Bull Head sits posed for a photograph. She wears a patterned dress, a shawl, and has earrings in both ears.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectIndians of North America
Women
Portraits
Subject (LCTGM)Earrings
Dresses
Shawls
Portrait photographs
Subject (LCSH)Indians of North America - Women
Personal NameBull Head, Philip, Mrs.
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
1920-1929
Item Number1952-2048
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original6.5 x 4.5 in.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] Frank Bennett Fiske Papers, State Historical Society of North Dakota, MSS 10105
Biography/HistoryFrank Fiske served as an assistant steamboat captain prior to his lifelong work as a studio photographer, mostly associated with Fort Yates N.D. He learned the trade from S.T. Fansler, post studio photographer, and remained in Fort Yates to document the town, the Standing Rock Agency, and the changing ways of the frontier. Fiske was also a writer, and served for a time as a newspaper editor, and wrote a popular column carried in many newspapers. He was best known for his Indian photographs, which depicted everyday Indian life, as well as studio views.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionFrank B. Fiske Photograph Collection 1952
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (1952-2048)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh19522048
OCLC number61156024
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