Jesse Hastings Bratley
Warrior with Courting Blanket
Jesse H. Bratley
Clifford "Max" Miller
scanning technician and creator of digital collection
A Sioux man poses next to a pile of rocks. This young warrior is standing be an Indian Water sign which is erected on the highest point near where water will be found. He is looking for a woife as indicated by the courting strip on the blanket he is wearing.
date of photograph
USA, South Dakota
Yes, 180 horizontal flip, shadows, brightness/contrast enhanced using Photoshop CS4.
5 x 7 glass negative, scanned with Epson Expression 10000XL
use with permission Denver Museum of Nature and Science