Title: Baptiste Bayhylle, Pawnee Indian

Description: Elderly Pawnee Indian, Baptiste Bayhylle, wrapped in a blanket and wearing a top hat. Bayhylle was a U.S. Indian interpreter for the Pawnee, and was thought to be nearly 100 years old when this photograph was taken.

Date: ca. 1885

Photographer: William S. Prettyman

Item Type: Photograph

Collection: Native American/Western Photograph Collection (P23)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,36866

Location: P23, Box 1, Folder 4, Number 7

Local Subject: Pawnee Indians; Bayhylle, Baptiste; Native Americans

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10017081

Notes: "Baptiste Bayhylle, an interpreter and scout for the Pawnees during the Sioux Wars, who was also photographed by William H. Jackson and D.F. Barry. He was almost 100 years old when this picture was made by Prettyman in 1885."--Frontier Photographic Rec

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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