Native American (Ute) men and woman and a white man pose outdoors for a portrait (standing), possibly at old Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs, Colorado; unidentified Native American men surround a white man, holding a revolver, on horseback; the Ute man hold a spear, a shotgun, and one holds an axe; Ta-wee (Emma Naylor Buck, Towee), wife of Buckskin Charley, looks on; Native American men wear moccasins, pants and leggings, shirts, hair pipe breast plates and chokers; four wear feathers on heads; white man, possibly sheriff, wears pants, shirt, tie, vest with badge, and hat; Ta-wee stands away from group, behind a collapsed umbrella, wears beaded moccasins and leggings, fringed dress, wide fringed belt decorated with metal, beaded shawl, metal bracelets and ring.
Condition: emulsion deterioration on glass negative; red ink stains on print.; Photographer's seal embossed on print: "H. S. Poley photos Colorado Springs."; Title inked on back of print.; Vintage photographic print.; Written on back of print: "Indians- Utes".; R7001700441
1 photonegative : glass ; 13 x 21 cm. (5 x 8 in.); 1 photoprint ; 12 x 20 cm. (5 x 8 in.)
Is Part Of
C Photo Collection 37. H. S. Poley collection.
Indians of North America--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Ute Indians--Performances & portrayals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Tableaux--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.
Source: H.S. Poley.
Restrictions applying to use or reproduction of this image available from the Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library.
Reproduction Available for Purchase
Yes (digital reproduction)
Type of Material
Film negatives.; Photographic prints.; Imaged.; Image