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YOUNG-MAN-AFRAID-OF-HIS-HORSES, “Tasunka Kokipapi” (ca. 1830-1900)
  • O.S. Goff, photographer
    1843–1916
    born: Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States ; died: Boise, Idaho, United States ; active: United States
    Paul Harbaugh, printer, publisher and producer
  • YOUNG-MAN-AFRAID-OF-HIS-HORSES, “Tasunka Kokipapi” (ca. 1830-1900), 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: 20.4 x 16.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/16 x 6 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 25 x 20 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 13/16 x 7 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of David T. Peters
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0278.15
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Native American man seated portrait. Off-center; he is seated closer to our right in the picture plane. He is holding a pipe across his lap. He is wearing a headdress with two feathers. He is wearing a neckerchief with a large cross hanging from wrapped in dark cloth. He is wearing a white shirt with a dark vest over it. He has large hoop earrings in his ears.