Theodora Octavia Cook in Field OCT 1899

Title

Theodora Octavia Cook in Field OCT 1899

Description

The Pamunkey woman Theodora Octavia Cook sits for a portrait by the photographer De Lancey W. Gill in October 1899. Gill (1859–1940) was a prolific photographer for the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology from 1898 until 1930 and specialized in making images of American Indians.

Creator

De Lancey W. Gill

Date Created

October 1899

Source

National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Format

Photograph

Physical Dimension

9" x 7"

Coverage

nineteenth century, Tidewater region, Virginia

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