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CUSTER BATTLEFIELD MONUMENT
  • 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
  • CUSTER BATTLEFIELD MONUMENT, 1881
  • 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: 21.6 x 16.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/2 x 6 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 24.1 x 19.2 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of David T. Peters
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0279.14
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Three men and a dog flank a monument to those who died in the 7th US Cavalry, fighting Sioux Indians. Monument inscription is legible. One man to the left of the monument holds the leash of a Dalmatian which is standing beside him. On the proper right of the monument, one man stands, and one is seated. All three are wearing white shirts with dark vests and hats.