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CUSTER HILL, TEN YEARS TO THE DAY
  • 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 HILL, TEN YEARS TO THE DAY, 1886
  • 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 24.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 20.2 x 25.2 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 15/16 x 9 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of David T. Peters
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0279.16
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

From a distance, a view of (about 27) soldiers firing. Two men on horses at left oversee the firing. Clouds of smoke rise from the grassy ground all around them. There is a horizon line a just above the midpoint of the picture plane.