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Sioux burial tree with body
  • Orville John Green
    1872–1938
    born: Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States ; died: McPherson, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • Sioux burial tree with body, 1899–1903
  • Where object was made: Pine Ridge, South Dakota, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 21 x 16 cm
    Object Height/Width: 8 1/4 x 6 5/16 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7590.02
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

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.