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photograph of Dewey Beard
  • Bill Groethe
    born 1923
    born: Rapid City, South Dakota, United States ; active: United States
  • photograph of Dewey Beard, 1948
  • Where object was made: Custer State Park, Custer, South Dakota, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Old Dimensions: L = 46.3, W = 37.8
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Transfer from the University of Kansas Natural History Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7528
Description
Exhibitions

Photograph of a man looking out toward the facing left of the photograph. He wears a feathered headdress with ermine fur strips trailing down either side of his face. He wears a necklace of large claws. His light colored long sleeved shirt has beading at the yoke and down the sides of the front. He holds a bundle of feathers in his proper right hand.