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Mandan boy with bow and arrow
Mandan boy with bow and arrow
TitleMandan boy with bow and arrow
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1930
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA Mandan boy wearing a headdress and holding a bow and arrow poses for a portrait. He wears fringed buckskin trousers and stands on an animal skin on the floor. A backdrop painted with tipis is behind him.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectIndians of North America
Portraits
Arikara, Hidatsa, Mandan portraits
Subject (LCTGM)Boys
Bows (Archery)
Arroyos
Tipis
Hides & skins
Portrait photographs
Subject (LCSH)Indians of North America - Children
Indians of North America - Clothing & dress
Indians of North America - Portraits
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
1920-1929
Item Number1952-6482
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 (1952-6482)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh19526482
OCLC number61156024
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