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two wives of Medicine Boy (Hattie Whitehorse and another woman)
  • Orville John Green
    born: Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States ; died: McPherson, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • two wives of Medicine Boy (Hattie Whitehorse and another woman), 1899–1905
  • Where object was made: Pine Ridge, South Dakota, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 25 x 20 cm
    Object Height/Width: 9 13/16 x 7 7/8 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7603

The black and white image depicts two women, one is named Hattie Whitehorse. The woman on the facing left is seated. Both women wear dark dresses decorated with dentalium shells.