Wahu Tota

 
Wahu Tota
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 27cm

Description

Portrait of an elderly man (named Wahu Tota), wrapped in a striped blanket. According to James Stevenson's original note for this photograph (prepared circa 1885), the subject 'is supposed to have been the last of the living Pecos who formerly inhabited the ruined town on the Rio Pecos, some miles east of Santa Fe. He was residing with the Jemez people when the picture was taken.'

Due to the nature of these images, prints will reproduce any signs of age, wear or damage that occurred before they were archived by the Pitt Rivers Museum.

Image Details

Accession Number
 
1998.273.11
Country
 
United States of America
Region
 
New Mexico; Jemez
Cultural Group
 
SW Pueblo Pecos
Photographer
 
John (Johannes) Karl Hillers
Date
 
Circa 1879

© Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

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