Mattaponi Man
Original Author: James Mooney
Created: 1900
Medium: Glass-plate negative

Mattaponi Man

A Mattaponi man, identified only as being of "mixed ancestry," poses in profile for the photographer James Mooney on the Mattaponi Indian Reservation in King William County sometime in 1900. Mooney (1861–1921) was an Indiana native who worked for the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology compiling information about American Indian tribes.

Description courtesy of the Virginia Indian Archive.