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CURLEY, “Ashishishe” (ca. 1859-1923)
  • 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
  • CURLEY, “Ashishishe” (ca. 1859-1923), circa late 1870s
  • Custer, Prominent Military Structures, and the Men Who Fought the Sioux Wars portfolio
  • Where object was made: United States
  • contact print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 21 x 16.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/4 x 6 3/8 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
  • 2006.0279.11
Description

Native American man seated. View from waist up. His head is turned toward his left. He is wearing a necklace with several strands of white beads, and no shirt. He has wavy hair, some of which is in a braid. He has rings on his right hand and a bracelet on his right wrist. There is fur wrapped around his braids and an earring in his right ear. There are spots of tape on the negative. The scene appears before a studio backdrop.