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Pablo Abeita

Pablo Abeita

Artist: Alabama P. Milner (1880 Oneonta, Alabama - 1959 Albuquerque, New Mexico)

Sitter: Pablo Abeita (1870 Pueblo of Isleta, New Mexico - 1940 Pueblo of Isleta, New Mexico)

Department: Photo Archives
Date: ca. 1930
Medium: gelatin silver print
2 3/16 × 1 1/2 in. (5.5 × 3.9 cm)
Classification: Photography
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, museum purchase
Object number: PA1992.005.166
DescriptionPortrait of Pablo Abeita, Governor of the Pueblo of Isleta, wearing traditional clothing and headwrap. He is sitting in profile and looking toward the left of the camera.
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Alabama Milner
1880, Oneota, Alabama – 1959 Albuquerque
Milner Studio
Portrait of a Native American man
ca. 1920
digital reproduction of a glass plate negative
museum purchase

Portrait of a Native American man wearing traditional clothing. Alabama Milner learned the technical aspects of photography through her formal training at the Southern School of Photography, including portraiture, the use of lighting, and the creation of high-quality negatives and prints.  

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