Major Lee Moorhouse - Fine Art Prints of Historical Photos

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  1. Edna Kash-kash, Cayuse tribe - Moorhouse

    Edna Kash-kash, Cayuse tribe - 1890s

    One of a large number of portraits taken by Major Lee Moorhouse at the Umatilla Reservation, this photo of Edna Kash-kash shows her in front of her reed-mat tepee. Learn More
  2. Fish Hawk, War Chief of the Cayuses - Moorhouse

    Fish Hawk, War Chief of the Cayuses - 1903

    Major Lee Moorhouse created a number of portraits of Chief Fish Hawk, including this striking closeup. Our reproduction is made from a large print - the original glass plate is in the University of Oregon collection. Learn More
  3. Hoo-sis-mox-mox (Yellow Hair), Chief of the Palouse - Moorhouse

    Hoo-sis-mox-mox (Yellow Hair), Chief of the Palouse - 1900

    Hoo-sis-mox-mox was selected by the Palouse people to become chief in 1886 after chief Big Thunder died. Learn More
  4. Tule Mat Teepee, Umatilla Reservation - Moorhouse

    Tule Mat Teepee, Umatilla Reservation - c. 1895

    This teepee is covered by traditional tule mats, made from the tule or bulrush, a plant still widespread in wetlands and areas of seasonal flooding. Learn More
  5. Warm Springs Indian Agency - Moorhouse

    Warm Springs Indian Agency - c. 1901

    While this view is not signed, we attribute it to Moorhouse since it so closely resembles some of his other photos. As Indian Agent for the Umatillas, Moorhouse was himself responsible in 1890 for acquiring funds for the school buildings, which make up most of the structures in this photo. Learn More

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