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Collection Edward H. Davis Collection
Object ID OP 15362-658
Type Print, Photographic
Other number 86:15900-1642
Medium Photographic Paper
Title Old Cinon Mataweer and the lifting rock, 1905
Description (Documentary Artifact): One b/w photographic print of Cinon Duro (also known as Cinon Mataweer Duro), chief of the Mesa Grande Indians, kneeling down with one hand on a round rock noted to be the lifting rock. Cradled against one arm is a curved wooden stick. Several ramadas in background.

Same image as the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) negative, N24180. According to catalog record for this image, this is a 100 lb lifting rock to test the strength of young men.

Notes on verso of print:
OP 15362-658/ 86:15900-1642/14/ IN REF BOOK/Old Cinon/Mataweer/ + the lifting rock/ 1905
Date 1905
Place USA/California/San Diego County
Dimensions 4 x 5
Orig/copy Original
Copyright San Diego History Center
Photographer Davis, Edward H., 1862-1951
Subjects Indians of North America
Men
Rocks
Staffs (Sticks)
Ceremonial objects
People Duro, Cinon (Duro, Cinon Mataweer)