Mother-in-Law, Wife and Son of John Dennis, Near Wood Frame Building OCT 1899

Title

Mother-in-Law, Wife and Son of John Dennis, Near Wood Frame Building OCT 1899

Description

The Pamunkey family of John Dennis—his mother-in-law, wife, and son, whose names are not recorded here—sits for a portrait by the photographer De Lancey W. Gill in October 1899 on the Pamunkey Indian Reservation in King William County. 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, Virginia, Tidewater region

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