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FORT YATES (1874-1903)
  • 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
  • FORT YATES (1874-1903), 1874–1903
  • 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: 19.2 x 24.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/2 x 9 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 20.1 x 25.1 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 7/8 x 9 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of David T. Peters
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0279.13
Description

Rows of soldiers standing at attention. Open field with houses/buildings lining proper left side of the open space, and a building behind the soldiers. The soldiers are wearing matching uniforms with hats and white gloves. There are perpendicular lines trampled into the ground, probably from marching drills.