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portrait of Bob Brave Bear
  • David Francis Barry
    born: Honeoye Falls, New York, United States ; died: Superior, Wisconsin, United States ; active: United States
  • portrait of Bob Brave Bear, circa 1885
  • Where object was made: Bismarck, Dakota Territory (present-day North Dakota), United States
  • albumen print
  • Object Height/Width: 16.5 x 11 cm includes matboard
    Object Height/Width: 6 1/2 x 4 5/16 in includes matboard
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in matted with 2007.7478
  • Gift of H. Greissinger
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7475

Photograph of a man, identified as Bob Brave Bear. He stands in front of a painted backdrop, wearing a dark shirt with fringed decoration across the front, dark leggings with a panel that obscures his left leg. There are two feathers on his head.