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Portraiture, material culture and photography in the Cherokee Nation's "first family", 1843-1907

  title={Portraiture, material culture and photography in the Cherokee Nation's "first family", 1843-1907},
  author={Emma Doubt},
This thesis examines expressions of affluence and modernity in the context of nineteenth-century Indian Territory, with a particular focus on the Oklahoma Cherokee Nation. It does so through a consideration of the portraiture, material culture and photography of one of the most influential political families in Cherokee history; namely, the Ross family, who were considered to be the dynasty of the Cherokee Nation in the nineteenth century. The thesis examines the art and objects that were… 


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