• Title:

    Copyrighted by the North Western Photo Co Chadron Neb Jan 30th 1891

  • Description:

    Outdoor portrait of Chief Kicking Bear (wearing shirt, vest, and breech cloth with his blanket on the ground), Chief Young Man Afraid of His Horses (wrapped in a blanket with hat, beaded leggings, and beaded moccasins), and Chief Standing Bear (wearing European clothing, cross on his shirt, watch chain, and beaded moccasins, holding a pipe and an arrow(?), identified on the photo as "Sitting Bull"). They are posed in front of a covered wagon.

  • Culture/People:

    Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux) and Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)

  • Date created:

    January 30, 1891

  • Photographer:

    Northwestern Photographic Company (Trager's Northwestern Photographic Co), 1891-

  • Place:

    Pine Ridge Reservation; Shannon County; South Dakota; USA (inferred)

  • Format/Object name:

    Albumen print

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    This print formerly in the collection of David T. Vernon (1900-1973). Before 1968, Vernon's collection was purchased by the Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (a foundation backed by Laurance S. Rockefeller, 1910-2004, and other members of the Rockefeller family). Photographs in Vernon's collection may have come to MAI via an exchange with the Jackson Hole Preserve in 1968 or may have been donated directly to MAI by Laurance Rockefeller.

  • Dimensions:

    4.5 x 7.75 in.

  • Catalog number:

    P21902

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