Indian with Scalp

Indian with Scalp

This Indian is Wearing a Scalp on his Shoulder

Here for your browsing pleasure is an extraordinary photo of Big Mouth Spring, an Indian wearing a scalp on his jacket. It was made in 1910 by Edward S. Curtis.

The photo documents this brave in a three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing right. He has long braids with one feather in his hair. He is wearing a beaded buckskin shirt, decorated scalp lock on right shoulder. He has a black silk neckerchief.

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