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portrait of Standing Holy
  • David Francis Barry
    1854–1934
    born: Honeoye Falls, New York, United States ; died: Superior, Wisconsin, United States ; active: United States
  • portrait of Standing Holy, 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: 20 x 25 in 2007.7462, 2007.7473, 2007.7476 matted together
  • Gift of H. Greissinger
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7476
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Photograph of a seated girl, identified as Standing Holy. She wears her hair in two braids but it is mostly hidden by long dentalium shell ornaments. She is wearing a light colored dress with a beaded net collar that covers her arms and torso.

The photograph is mounted on matboard with text at bottom that reads:
STANDING HOLY
(Sitting Bull's Daughter.)
Copyrighted by D.F. Barry, 1885
BISMARCK, DAKOTA