Family of George Major Cook

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Title

Family of George Major Cook

Subject

Virginia Indians, Pamunkey

Description

The family of George Major Cook, members of the Pamunkey tribe, poses for the photographer De Lancey W. Gill in an unknown location sometime around 1899. Gill (1859–1940) was a prolific photographer for the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology from 1898 until 1930 who specialized in American Indians.

From left to right are Ottigney Pontiac Cook, Major Cook, Theodora D. Cook, Tacomah Cook, Caroline Cook, George Major Cook, Captola Cook, and George Theo Cook.

Creator

De Lancey W. Gill

Source

National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Date

ca. 1899

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
nineteenth century

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

7" x 9"

Files

gn_00880.jpg

Citation

De Lancey W. Gill, “Family of George Major Cook,” Virginia Indian Archive, accessed May 29, 2022, https://www.virginiaindianarchive.org/items/show/21.

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