Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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SURVIVORS AT FORT CUSTER
  • 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
  • SURVIVORS AT FORT CUSTER, 1876
  • 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: 19.2 x 24.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 20.1 x 24.9 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 7/8 x 9 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of David T. Peters
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0279.17
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Twenty-five causcasian men seated and standing on a porch. They are dressed in suit coats, most of which are buttoned up. Many have round, white hats. They look in various directions. The house behind them has white siding with dark trim.