Poor Wolf showing painted body ornamentation, c.1880

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Poor Wolf showing painted body ornamentation, c.1880

Studio portrait of Poor Wolf, a Mandan chief, not wearing a shirt and so showing his torso and arms with painted body ornatmentation.

The student newspaper records a visit to the school by Poor Wolf in August 1880.

Note: The authenticy of this ornamentation is questionable. This photo may have been manipulated by Choate. 

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John N. Choate, Carlisle, PA
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