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CAPTAIN FREDERICK W. BENTEEN, (1834-1898)
  • 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
  • CAPTAIN FREDERICK W. BENTEEN, (1834-1898), circa 1880s
  • Custer, Prominent Military Structures, and the Men Who Fought the Sioux Wars portfolio
  • Where object was made: Fort Yates, Dakota Territory (present-day North Dakota), United States
  • contact print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 16.6 x 11.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19.1 x 12.2 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of David T. Peters
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0279.07
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Seated man stares just beyond the camera to his left of it. His mouth is agape; his eyes wide open. He has white, wavy hair, a double-breasted jacket, Civil War uniform. There are epaulets on the shoulders of his jacket but they are not firmly attached.