Pamunkey Woman
Original Author: De Lancey W. Gill
Created: October 1899
Medium: Photograph

Pamunkey Woman

The Pamunkey woman Theodora Octavia Cook sits for a portrait by the photographer De Lancey W. Gill in October 1899. Gill (1859–1940) was a prolific photographer for the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology from 1898 until 1930 and specialized in making images of American Indians.

Description courtesy of the Virginia Indian Archive.