Mrs. Theodora Dennis Cook

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Title

Mrs. Theodora Dennis Cook

Subject

Virginia Indians, Pamunkey, early twentieth century

Description

Pamunkey tribal member Theodora Dennis Cook poses for the photographer Frank G. Speck sometime around 1900 in King William County. Cook wears a cape made of wild turkey and duck feathers. Speck (1881–1950) was a native of New York and a professor of anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania, where he specializied in Algonquian and Iroquoian tribes in the eastern United States and Canada.

Creator

Frank G. Speck

Source

National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Date

ca. 1900

Rights

This image was obtained from the Smithsonian Institution. Unless otherwise noted, this image or its content may be protected by international copyright laws. Reproduction, exhibition and distribution of this image are strictly prohibited without prior written permission from the National Anthropological Archives and Human Studies Film Archives.

Coverage

central Virginia
twentieth century

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Acetate negative

Physical Dimensions

5" x 7"

Files

01793000.jpg

Citation

Frank G. Speck, “Mrs. Theodora Dennis Cook,” Virginia Indian Archive, accessed May 29, 2022, https://www.virginiaindianarchive.org/items/show/18.

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