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    Cabinet Card Photograph of Yuma Indian Woman 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.

    Very nice studio photograph of Yuma Indian woman with child on her lap was taken by Buchman & Hartwell of Tucson, Arizona Territory. This image depicts a woman with minimal clothes, no shoes etc. Measures approximately 4.25" x 6.50".

    Very good-fine, mount has wear on edges.

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    June, 2008
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