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portrait of Plain Bear
  • Fred R. Shiffert
    1881–1976
    born: Pennsylvania, United States ; died: Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States ; active: United States
  • portrait of Plain Bear, 1910–1925
  • Where object was made: El Reno, Oklahoma, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 20 x 15 cm
    Object Height/Width: 7 7/8 x 5 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in 2007.7495, 2007.499, and 2007.7514 matted together
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7499
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Inscriptions/Signature
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Photograph of a man standing in front of a white backdrop. He is wearing a dark shirt, striped tie, dark trousers, and dark blanket. A small brooch on the tie has a photo of another person. The photograph is mounted on black mat board.

The text written on the image reads:
PLAIN BEAR
SHIFFERT
PHOTO
EL RENO
OK