Rare C1875 Maine Tintype Of White Man In Native American Penobscot Festival Garb

Rare C1875 Maine Tintype Of White Man In Native American Penobscot Festival Garb

Rare C1875 Maine Tintype Of White Man In Native American Penobscot Festival Garb

Rare C1875 Maine Tintype Of White Man In Native American Penobscot Festival Garb

Rare C1875 Maine Tintype Of White Man In Native American Penobscot Festival Garb

Rare C1875 Maine Tintype Of White Man In Native American Penobscot Festival Garb

Rare C1875 Maine Tintype Of White Man In Native American Penobscot Festival Garb

Rare C1875 Maine Tintype Of White Man In Native American Penobscot Festival Garb

For sale is a rare circa 1875 tintype of. Caucasian man in traditional Penobscot festival garb. Provenance: Found in Midcoast Maine. It’s very rare to find an image like this. It is unknown if the subject was a caucasian man adopted into the tribe or possibly a man of intermarriage between the French. Or just a man donning the garb for a photo shoot. The clothing fits him well suggesting it was his personal clothing. The Penobscot and French intermarried beginning in the late 18th through the 19th century as their population were devastated from war and disease. The tintype features an early and detailed full-length studio portrait of a young Caucasian man sporting the full panoply of Penobscot festival costume, including headdress, decorated blouse with shawl collar, sash, trousers, pipe bag; he is standing on a broadloom carpet with a plain canvas backdrop. No case but with its original gold foil liner. Retaining its original glass. Condition haloed, otherwise fine. Measurements: 4 1/8″ x 3 1/4″. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Photographic Images\Photographs”. The seller is “upstatetreasures14″ and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Republic of Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam.
  • Original/Reprint: Original Print
  • Subject: Penobscot Native American
  • Date of Creation: 1870-1879
  • Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
  • Region of Origin: Maine
  • Photo Type: Tintype
  • Framing: Unframed
  • Color: Black & White
  • Type: Photograph
  • Production Technique: Tintype

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