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RED CLOUD, “Mahpiya-luta” (ca. 1822-1909)
  • 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
  • RED CLOUD, “Mahpiya-luta” (ca. 1822-1909), 1870s–1890s
  • Chiefs of the Sioux Wars and the Battle of the Little Bighorn
  • Where object was made: New York, New York, United States
  • contact print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17.9 x 12.1 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/16 x 4 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 20 x 12.5 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 7/8 x 4 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of David T. Peters
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0278.14
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Native American man seated portrait, half-length. His eyes are cloudy. Cannot determine if he is looking at the camera. He is holding a pipe wrapped in dark cloth. His right hand, at front, is out of focus. He is wearing a headdress with feathers and a white shirt.