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Photographic copies of Grace Carpenter Hudson's paintings of Pomo Indians

Identifier: Ayer-Photographs-box-102-104


Black and white gelatin photographic prints (ca. 1920-1937), captioned with numbers and mounted on sheets of cardboard, of Grace Carpenter Hudson's paintings of Pomo Indians.,Included are portraits and scenes, primarily of children, but also of adults. The children are often depicted with dogs or other animals.


  • Creation: approximately 1920-approximately 1937


Biographical / Historical

California artist specializing in paintings of Pomo Indian children.,Born near Ukiah in Potter Valley, Calif., Grace Carpenter studied at the Hopkins Art Institute in San Francisco under Virgil Williams. In 1890 she married John W.N. Hudson, the Pacific coast ethnologist for the Field Museum and a student of the language and art of the Pomo Indians. In addition to her depictions of the Pomo Indians, Grace Hudson also painted Hawaiian children (1901) and Pawnee Indians in Oklahoma (1904). She lived and worked in Ukiah until her death in 1937.


3.8 Linear Feet (176 photographic prints on 89 cardboard mounts)

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Ownership and Custodial History

Forms part of the Edward E. Ayer Photograph Collection (Newberry Library)

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Also available on microfilm at the Newberry Library.

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In boxes with title: Pomo Indians Grace Hudson.

Photographic copies of Grace Carpenter Hudson's paintings of Pomo Indians, approximately 1920-approximately 1937
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Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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