• Creator
  • Nowell, Frank H., 1864-1950; Case, W. H. (William Howard), 1868-1920Draper, H. H.
  • Created Date
  • 1906
  • Description
  • Tlingit healer and female patient pose in a reenactment of a healing ceremony. He wears a beaded shirt, a horned headdress & a nose ring; he holds rattle and painted bone. The patient is covered by, and lying on fur blankets, an ax by her side. In background are a Chilkat blanket and two small totems. Copy print by Frank H. Nowell of a photograph by W. H. Case and H. H. Draper.Caption on image: Indian witch doctor (or Sha-man) healing a sick w... more
    Tlingit healer and female patient pose in a reenactment of a healing ceremony. He wears a beaded shirt, a horned headdress & a nose ring; he holds rattle and painted bone. The patient is covered by, and lying on fur blankets, an ax by her side. In background are a Chilkat blanket and two small totems. Copy print by Frank H. Nowell of a photograph by W. H. Case and H. H. Draper.Caption on image: Indian witch doctor (or Sha-man) healing a sick woman. Copyright 1906 by Case & DraperStamped on image: "Photo print by F. H. Nowell, Seattle. less
  • Format
  • Photographs
    Image/JPEG