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BURIAL TREE
  • 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
  • BURIAL TREE, 1870s–1890s
  • Chiefs of the Sioux Wars and the Battle of the Little Bighorn
  • Where object was made: Fort Yates, Dakota Territory, United States
  • contact print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 23.5 x 19.1 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/4 x 7 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 25 x 20.2 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 13/16 x 7 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of David T. Peters
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0278.18
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Two Joshua trees receding into space. They are beginning to bud. They are in an open field. There is a shelter at right, far in the distance. The horizon is at the middle of the composition.