Chief Otho Nelson

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Title

Chief Otho Nelson

Subject

Indian Neck, Rappahannock

Description

Rappahannock chief Otho S. Nelson (18831967) shoots a wooden crossbow in a snowy yard with a clapboard house in this photograph by Frank G. Speck dated January 1942.

Speck (1881–1950) was a native of New York and a professor of anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania, where he specialized in Algonquian and Iroquoian tribes in the eastern United States and Canada.

Creator

Frank G. Speck

Source

National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution

Date

January 1942

Rights

Information provided with the permission of the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution

Coverage

twentieth century

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Albumen print

Physical Dimensions

3.5" x 2.5"

Files

P29415.jpg

Citation

Frank G. Speck, “Chief Otho Nelson,” Virginia Indian Archive, accessed May 29, 2022, https://www.virginiaindianarchive.org/items/show/231.

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