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Andrew Drips family portraits [graphic]
BANC PIC 1962.018--POR; BANC PIC 1962.018--POR
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Title:

Andrew Drips family portraits

Abstract:

Includes a pair of ambrotype portraits in a single case picturing Andrew J. Drips and his two young sons, Andrew Jackson Drips, Jr. and Thomas Drips. Copy portraits are of Francis Marion Barnes, Catherine Mulkey Drips Branch, Louise Geroux Drips, and Catherine Drips Mulkey (and husand?).

Date:

ca. 1856-18-- (issued)

Subject:

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Drips, Andrew -- 1789?-1860 -- Portraits
Dakota Indians -- Portraits
Fur traders -- West (U.S.) -- Portraits

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographers unknown.
Includes numerous copy photographs from the notebook of Andrew Drips.
RESTRICTED AMBROTYPES. Use only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Curator of Pictorial Collections, The Bancroft Library.
Moccasins worn in 1838 by Catherine Drips (Mulkey) at age six have been transferred to the Historical Objects collection of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 19xx.031:64--OBJ)
Drips was a fur trader and U.S. Indian Agent for the Upper Missouri, 1842-1846. He later traded for P. Chouteau, Jr., & Co. at their Scotts Bluff post, Fort John. His second wife (and mother of his sons Andrew and Thomas), Louise Geroux Drips, was a Native American of the Sioux tribe.
Received in conjunction with the Andrew Drips papers (BANC MSS P-W 37)

Type:

graphic
Ambrotypes.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
ca. 14 photographic prints (including 2 ambrotypes) : b&w ; various sizes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1962.018--POR
BANC PIC 1962.018--POR

Origin:

United States

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED AMBROTYPES. Use only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Curator of Pictorial Collections, The Bancroft Library.

Related Item:

Andrew Drips papers : Drips, Andrew, : 1789?-1860