Theodora Octavia Cook in Field OCT 1899
TitleTheodora Octavia Cook in Field OCT 1899
DescriptionThe 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.
CreatorDe Lancey W. Gill
Date CreatedOctober 1899
SourceNational Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Physical Dimension9" x 7"
Coveragenineteenth century, Tidewater region, Virginia
Collection:National Anthropological Archives
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