Exhibitions/ Art Object

Curley, General Custer's Scout

Artist:
David F. Barry (American, 1854–1934)
Date:
1880s
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 13.9 × 9.6 cm (5 1/2 × 3 3/4 in.) Mount: 16.4 × 10.8 cm (6 7/16 × 4 1/4 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.1144
Not on view
Inscription: Printed on paper pasted to mount, recto BC: "CURLEY, // General Custer's Scout and the Only Survivor of that Horrible Massacre of 1876."; stamped in red ink on mount, recto BL below print: "D.F. BARRY"; stamped in red ink on mount, recto BR below print: "WEST SUPERIOR, WIS."; stamped on mount, verso C: [D.F. Barry's stamp and logo]; stamped on mount, verso BC: [Reynolds Photograph Co. stamp]
Fay Collection; [Paul Katz, North Bennington, VT]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, August 21, 1986

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