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James, George Wharton, 1858-1923



  • Existence: September 27, 1858 - November 8, 1923

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Smith, Inc.: Yuma, Zuni Pueblo, Acoma Pueblo by E.A. Bonine, and G. Wharton James

Identifier: HP.1983.33-MNM.1983.054-MNM.PA.728
Dates: 1860 - 1900

George Wharton James and Frederic Hamer Maude Collection

Identifier: PAC 062
Scope and Content The primary set of material in this collection includes the cover, an introductory page, and 32 photographs from the book The Mokis and their Snake Dance by George Wharton James. The photographs, probably on collodion printing-out paper, are mounted on thin matte board pages. The book pages, now separated, each have three holes on the left margin. The book was published by Maude and Company, Photographers, Los Angeles, a company owned by the photographer and...
Dates: 1895 – ca. 1904

George Wharton James Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-993-003
Abstract Photographs from the collection of California writer and promoter of the West, George Wharton James. Among these photographs of Native American subjects are views of Southwestern pueblos (Isleta, Laguna, Zuni, Hopi), feasts (St. Stephen's Day at Acoma) and ceremonies (Hopi Snake Dance), and various Navajo subjects (weaving, baskets, dwellings, death). Several photographs show interactions between Native American and Hispanic American or Anglo American peoples on feast days, at ceremonies, and...
Dates: 1890-1909