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portrait of Mrs. Plenty Bird, Fort Lewis
  • Orville John Green
    1872–1938
    born: Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States ; died: McPherson, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • portrait of Mrs. Plenty Bird, Fort Lewis, 1899–1905
  • Where object was made: Fort Lewis, Colorado, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 17.5 x 12.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 6 7/8 x 4 15/16 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7532
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Photograph of a woman, identified as Mrs. Plenty Bird, wearing a dark, floral printed cotton dress, with a white shawl and a dark plaid blanket wrapped around her shoulders. The ground is covered in snow and there are snow covered hills in the background.