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photograph of tree burials
  • David Francis Barry
    1854–1934
    born: Honeoye Falls, New York, United States ; died: Superior, Wisconsin, United States ; active: United States
  • photograph of tree burials, circa 1885
  • Where object was made: Dakota Territory (present-day North Dakota), United States
  • albumen print
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 25.4 x 18.7 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 x 7 3/8 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 22.3 x 16.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 3/4 x 6 3/8 in
  • Gift of H. Greissinger
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7468
Description
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Photograph of two trees with very few leaves, with slight hills and grass in the background. In each of the trees is a platform made from branches holding fabric wrapped bundles, identified as tree burials.