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WILD HORSE, “Xunktanka Wohitika”
  • David Francis Barry, photographer
    born: Honeoye Falls, New York, United States ; died: Superior, Wisconsin, United States ; active: United States
    Paul Harbaugh, printer, publisher and producer
  • WILD HORSE, “Xunktanka Wohitika”, date unknown
  • Plains Warriors, Chiefs, Scouts and Frontier Personalities portfolio
  • Where object was made: United States
  • contact print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 24.6 x 19.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 5/8 x 7 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 25.2 x 20.1 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 7/8 x 7 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of David T. Peters
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0280.10

Native American man seated, facing proper right. He has pronounced wrinkles on his face, a large nose, and his face is in profile. White and black feathers in his headdress. There are a number of white woven strands of fiber in his necklace. Band around his sleeve. He appears to be holding feathers in his lap. The backdrop is a plain interior with a window at left. Two large white scratches in the negative; one on bottom left corner and the other along the right side.