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    Cabinet Card Photograph of Two Yuma Indian Women with Child, ca. 1870s-1880s. The Yuma Indian tribes of this area regarded themselves more as national entities, unlike the village or tribelet oriented people elsewhere in the state. The people of the Colorado River area also traveled extensively outside of their own territory, carrying trade goods to the coast and into the southern San Joaquin Valley. The peoples of the Colorado River culture area include the Quechan (Yuma), Halchidhoma, and Mohave.

    Great studio photograph of two Yuma Indian women sitting in studio, probably taken by Buchman & Hartwell of Tucson, Arizona Territory. This image depicts two women with minimal clothes, no shoes etc. Period ink verso: "Yuma Squaws". Measures approximately 4.25" x 6.50".

    Condition: Good-very good, light contrast, chip right middle of image, mount usual wear.

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    June, 2008
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