Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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portrait of White Bear Claws
  • Orville John Green
    born: Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States ; died: McPherson, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • portrait of White Bear Claws, 1896–1918
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 12.5 x 9 cm
    Object Height/Width: 4 15/16 x 3 9/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7638

The black and white image is of a man standing in what appears to be a snowy landscape. He is wearing a cotton shirt, striped wool leggings, and is wrapped in a blanket with large checks.