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Black and white stele engraving of “Pawnees Torturing a Female Captive.” (1854). Nude female being burned with small heated sticks while Pawnee tribe looks on. By S. Eastman from Schoolcraft’s Indian Tribes. , 1854

 Item — Box: Photo F-92A, item: 94

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Black-and-white and color engravings of Indians of the Southwest, namely Pueblo, Hopi, and Navajo. Included are scenes of village life, native dwellings, individual Indians, and dances. Though less numerous, depictions of hunting and ceremonies of the Lakota, Blackfeet, Chippewa, and Mandan Indians are also included in the collection.


  • 1854

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.


From the Collection: 214 items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

  • Pawnee Indians Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Torture Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States