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CROW KING, “Kangi Yatapi” (d. 1884)
  • 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
  • CROW KING, “Kangi Yatapi” (d. 1884), 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: 21.6 x 16.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/2 x 6 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 24.6 x 19.5 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 7 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of David T. Peters
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0278.08
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Native American man seated in front of studio backdrop. He is wearing one feather, behind his head. He has an army coat on, with a label on the original photograph, reading “Crow King.” He is holding a decorated cylinder, possibly a pipe, and looking at camera.