Family of George Major Cook
Original Author: De Lancey W. Gill
Created: ca. 1899
Medium: Photograph

Family of George Major Cook

The family of George Major Cook, members of the Pamunkey tribe, poses for the photographer De Lancey W. Gill in an unknown location sometime around 1899. Gill (1859–1940) was a prolific photographer for the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology from 1898 until 1930 who specialized in American Indians.

From left to right are Ottigney Pontiac Cook, Major Cook, Theodora D. Cook, Tacomah Cook, Caroline Cook, George Major Cook, Captola Cook, and George Theo Cook.

Description courtesy of Virginia Indian Archive.