Geronimo -- detail showing photographer reflected in his eye (LOC)

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    Gerhard Sisters,, photographer.

    Geronimo -- detail showing photographer reflected in his eye

    c1904.

    1 photographic print : gelatin silver printing-out paper.

    Notes:
    Title from item.
    Photo copyright by the Gerhard Sisters, St. Louis, Mo.
    Photo shows the famous Apache warrior Geronimo, photographed during the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, Mo., in 1904. The close-up view of his left eye reveals a reflection of the photographer.

    Subjects:
    Geronimo,--1829-1909.
    Apache Indians--1900-1910.
    Reflections--1900-1910.

    Format: Portrait photographs--1900-1910.
    Gelatin silver printing-out paper prints--1900-1910.

    Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

    Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

    Persistent URL: hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a19902
    hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.31491

    Call Number: LOT 4863, no. 14 [item]

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    1. radargeek 34 months ago | reply

      Cool. Looks like a well lit room too

    2. 032889 34 months ago | reply

      amazing cool

    3. Enric Martinez 34 months ago | reply

      it's amazing how much you can enlarge these these large format plates.

    4. Veleda Lorakeet 34 months ago | reply

      Now that is coolly done!

    5. مرام احمد 34 months ago | reply

      يمااااااااااااااا بتخوف هى العين

    6. 4tasneem 34 months ago | reply

      Sadly, he may have been suffering from conjunctivitis...

      PS Check the eyes of your own pics, especially in particular light or with a flash, I'm often annoyed at catches glimpses of myself in eyes, glasses, or other nearby reflective objects. What's cool about this is that it's old, and it's Geronimo...

    7. Cemal karademir 34 months ago | reply

      probably it was first photo from that angle...

    8. alexhorus 34 months ago | reply

      Thats amazing.

    9. -silvermachine- 34 months ago | reply

      Absolutely superb, one of the best photos i`ve seen this year, thanks for posting!

    10. Ann S Nordquist 34 months ago | reply

      This is truly amazing to see this reflection.

    11. Tk_White 34 months ago | reply

      Very cool, and almost haunting.

    12. jwfhb 33 months ago | reply

      Reminds me of the old myth that was prevalent back in the old days, that you could somehow see the last thing a person saw reflected in their dead eyes.

    13. The Library of Congress 2 months ago | reply

      Lú_ ,
      Thanks for selecting a top favorite, with your note: "The photographer in Geronimo's eye is simply haunting"

      We appreciate all you've done for the Flickr Commons group and have added your selection to the new set,

      Happy Valentine's Day! -- Helena, on behalf of LOC

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