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portrait of a young man
  • David Francis Barry
    born: Honeoye Falls, New York, United States ; died: Superior, Wisconsin, United States ; active: United States
  • portrait of a young man, 1854–1890
  • Where object was made: 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
  • Gift of H. Greissinger
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7477

Photograph of a man with short dark hair wearing two eagle feathers at the back of his head. He is wearing a light colored shirt underneath a dark wool blanket with wide bands of color wrapped around his shoulders. He also wears a fur bandolier across his chest, a fur choker with a shell pendant at his neck, and a multi-strand white necklace down his chest. In his left hand he holds a knife sheath or other object decorated with beads or quillwork and with long fringes at the end.