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SITTING BULL, “Tatanka Iyotanka” (1834-1890)
  • 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
  • SITTING BULL, “Tatanka Iyotanka” (1834-1890), 1870s–1890s
  • Chiefs of the Sioux Wars and the Battle of the Little Bighorn
  • Where object was made: Fort Yates, Dakota Territory (present-day North Dakota), United States
  • contact print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17.1 x 12.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 3/4 x 4 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 20 x 12.6 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 7/8 x 4 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of David T. Peters
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0278.07
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Male spiritual leader of Hunkpapa warrior societies seated staring at photographer, holding pipe and sitting in front of studio with backdrop. He has two long braids.