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portrait of Curley
  • David Francis Barry
    1854–1934
    born: Honeoye Falls, New York, United States ; died: Superior, Wisconsin, United States ; active: United States
  • portrait of Curley, circa 1885
  • Where object was made: Bismarck, Dakota Territory (present-day North Dakota), United States
  • albumen print
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16.5 x 10.8 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14.5 x 9.6 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 11/16 x 3 3/4 in
  • Gift of H. Greissinger
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7466
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Photograph of a man, identified as Curley, looking toward the proper left. The front part of his hair is braided and wrapped with light colored fur strips, the rest remains loose. He is wearing a dark cotton shirt with large buttons and multiple white necklaces.

The photo is mounted to a card that is light tan on the front and light greenish yellow on the back, printed with a floral pattern and with a decorative border.