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Grass Dancers
  • David Francis Barry, photographer
    born: Honeoye Falls, New York, United States ; died: Superior, Wisconsin, United States ; active: United States
    Paul Harbaugh, printer, publisher and producer
  • Grass Dancers, circa late 1880s
  • Plains Warriors, Chiefs, Scouts and Frontier Personalities portfolio
  • Where object was made: Fort Yates, Dakota Territory (present-day North Dakota), United States
  • contact print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 19.2 x 25 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/2 x 9 13/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 20.1 x 24 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 7/8 x 9 7/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of David T. Peters
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0280.05

Ten Native American people standing in front of a building. The small boy on the left edge is not part of the group, but is in the picture plane. They look at the camera. Each has feathers in a headdress. They have bells on their legs. They are standing in front of a log cabin.