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policeman Little Bald Eagle with his wife and child
  • Orville John Green
    born: Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States ; died: McPherson, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • policeman Little Bald Eagle with his wife and child, 1899–1905
  • Where object was made: Pine Ridge, South Dakota, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 25.5 x 20 cm
    Object Height/Width: 10 1/16 x 7 7/8 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7606

The black and white image is of a man, identified as Little Bald Eagle, a woman, and a small child. He wears a dark jacket with a star on his left breast and holds his hat on his knee. She is wearing a dark dress decorated with dentalium shells and holds a very young child.