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Sioux burial tree and body on platform
  • Orville John Green
    born: Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States ; died: McPherson, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • Sioux burial tree and body on platform, 1899–1905
  • Where object was made: Pine Ridge, South Dakota, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 24.5 x 20 cm
    Object Height/Width: 9 5/8 x 7 7/8 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7590.01

The black and white image is of a tree with a platform in the lower branches. There is a cloth covered bundle on the platform.