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Heyn, Herman, 1866-1949

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1866 - 1949-09-20

Herman Heyn was an important portrait photographer in Omaha, Nebraska, from the 1880s through the 1920s. He is nationally noted for more than 500 images he created of Native Americans, mostly Sioux, in 1898 or 1899.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Felix Slow Bear

 Digital Image
Identifier: 1931-004-2-S76.jpg

Felix Slow Bear, 1899

 Item — Box: 2-1
Identifier: 1931.004.3.S76
Scope and Contents Portrait of a man purported to be Felix Slow Bear standing in front of trees and a small outcroping of rock to the left. Could possibly be a painted backdrop. Man is holding a blanket draped over his right arm that reaches the floor. Digital image has been modified from the original for clarity.Title taken from front of photograph. Photographer: Heyn Photography. Printed on front of photograph top left: "Felix Slow Bear." Printed on photograph bottom right: "311. Copyright 1899. by Heyn...
Dates: 1899

Grant Kills Twice, 1899

 Item — Box: 2-1
Identifier: 1931.004.3.S73
Scope and Contents Studio portrait of a man purported to be Grant Kills Twice whose body is facing right but head turned toward the camera. Digital image has been modified from the original for clarity.
Title taken from front of photograph. Photographer: Heyn Photography. Printed on front of photograph top right: "Grant Kills Twice." Printed on front of photograph bottom left: "213. Copyright 1899. by Heyn Photo. Omaha."

Written in ink on back of board top left: "S-Photo 73."
Dates: Copyright: 1899

Grant Kills Twice, 1899

 Digital Image
Identifier: 1931-004-2-S73.jpg

Henick Black Bird, 1899

 Item — Box: 2-1
Identifier: 1931.004.3.S74
Scope and Contents Studio portrait of a man puroported to be Henick Black Bird facing forward. Digital image has been modified from the original for clarity.
Title taken from front of card. Photographer: Heyn Photography. Printed on photograph top left: "Henick Black Bird. Omaha." Printed on photograph bottom left: "350. Copyright 1899. by heyn Photo. Omaha."

Written in ink on back of board top left: "S-Photo 74."
Dates: Copyright: 1899

Henick Black Bird, 1899

 Item — Box: 2-1
Identifier: 1931.004.3.S75
Scope and Contents Studio portrait of a man purported to be Henick Black Bird. His left elbow is resting on an object covered in some type of furry animal skin and he leans on the object. Digital image has been modified from the original for clarity.Title taken from front of photograph. Photographer: Heyn Photography. Printed on front of photograph top left: "Henick Black Bird. Omaha." Printed on front of photograph bottom right: "349. Copyright 1899. by Heyn Photo. Omaha." Written in ink on back...
Dates: 1899

Henick Black Bird, 1899

 Digital Image
Identifier: 1931-004-2-S74.jpg

Henick Black Bird, 1899

 Digital Image
Identifier: 1931-004-2-S75.jpg