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portrait of Louie, Sitting Bull's son
  • David Francis Barry
    born: Honeoye Falls, New York, United States ; died: Superior, Wisconsin, United States ; active: United States
  • portrait of Louie, Sitting Bull's son, circa 1885
  • Where object was made: Bismarck, Dakota Territory (present-day North Dakota), United States
  • albumen print
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16.3 x 10.7 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 6 7/16 x 4 3/16 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14.1 x 10.3 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 9/16 x 4 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in 2007.7462, 2007.7473, 2007.7476 matted together
  • Gift of H. Greissinger
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7462

Photograph of a man identified as Louie, Sitting Bull's son who is facing 3/4 to his proper right side and is wearing an eagle feather headdress with a full trailer. He wears a light colored cotton shirt, dark trousers and buckskin moccasins. In his proper right hand he holds a revolver and in his proper left hand he holds a printed handkerchief. On the facing right side is a chair draped in cloth and on the facing left side is a table or other piece of furniture also draped in cloth.

The photo is mounted to a card that is light bluish yellow on the front and light blue on the back with a floral background print.