Image: John Nelson with wife and four children

John Nelson with Native American wife and four children. John wears buckskin clothing and others wear traditional Native clothing. Young girl on right wears fully beaded dress. Printed beneath photo, "John Nelson, and family, scout, interpreter and guide, Buffalo Bill's Wild West."

Title: John Nelson with wife and four children

Creator: Elliott & Fry

Keywords: American Indians Wild west shows Portraits Indian interpreters Scouts (Reconnaissance) Nelson, John Young, 1826-1903 Nelson, James Nelson, Thomas Nelson, Jenny Nelson, Rose Nelson, Julie

Date: circa 1890

Type: Carte de Visite

Format: 4.3 x 6.6 in b&w cartes de visite


Source: Buffalo Bill Online Archive MS6 William F. Cody Collection

Rights: McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Center of the West