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Frenchman with his two Sioux wives and family
  • Orville John Green
    born: Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States ; died: McPherson, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • Frenchman with his two Sioux wives and family, 1899–1905
  • Where object was made: Pine Ridge, South Dakota, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 19.5 x 25 cm
    Object Height/Width: 7 11/16 x 9 13/16 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7592

The black and white image is of a large family including three adult men, each wearing a light colored hat, four adult women (two holding young children), all seated, and six younger children. They posed in front of a clapboard building.