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LOW DOG, “Xunka Kuciyedan” (b. 1846)
  • David Francis Barry, photographer
    1854–1934
    born: Honeoye Falls, New York, United States ; died: Superior, Wisconsin, United States ; active: United States
    Paul Harbaugh, printer, publisher and producer
  • LOW DOG, “Xunka Kuciyedan” (b. 1846), 1870s–1890s
  • Chiefs of the Sioux Wars and the Battle of the Little Bighorn
  • Where object was made: Fort Buford, Dakota Territory (present-day North Dakota), United States
  • contact print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 20.9 x 16.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/4 x 6 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 24.1 x 19.3 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 1/2 x 7 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of David T. Peters
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0278.06
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Male warrior, seated. Frontal picture; he looks at viewer and holds hatchet. Text taped over his hand on the negative, reading “Low Dog.” Interior, studio shot.