Friday, June 24, 2011

Battle of the Little Bighorn Custer's Last Stand, the Battle of the Greasy Grass

The Battle of the Little Bighorn, Custer's Last Stand, the Battle of the Greasy Grass occurred on June 25 and June 26, 1876, near the Little Bighorn River in eastern Montana Territory, near what is now Crow Agency, Montana. The engagement was between forces of the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne and Arapaho people against the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army.

Title: The Custer fight / C.M. Russell 1903. Creator(s): Russell, Charles M. (Charles Marion), 1864-1926, artist. Date Created / Published: 1903, c1905. Medium: 1 photomechanical print.

Summary: The Battle of the Little Bighorn, showing Native Americans on horseback in foreground.

Reproduction Number: LC-USZC4-7160 (color film copy transparency) LC-USZCN4-268 (color film copy neg.) Call Number: ART REPRO - Russell [item] [P&P] Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA.

Notes: G9196 U.S. Copyright Office. Reproduction of painting. Copyright deposit print.

Subjects: Custer, George A.--(George Armstrong),--1839-1876. Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876. Indians of North America--War--1870-1880. Campaigns & battles--1870-1880.

Format: Art reproductions--1900-1910. Photomechanical prints--1900-1910.

Collections: Miscellaneous Items in High Demand.

Battle of the Little Bighorn Custer's Last Stand, the Battle of the Greasy GrassThis image (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. This applies to the United States, where Works published prior to 1978 were copyright protected for a maximum of 75 years. See Circular 1 "COPYRIGHT BASICS" PDF. Works published before 1923, in this case c1905, are now in the public domain.

This image is also in the public domain in countries that figure copyright from the date of death of the artist (post mortem auctoris), in this case Charles Marion Russell (March 19, 1864 – October 24, 1926) and that most commonly runs for a period of 50 to 70 years from the last day of that year.

TEXT RESOURCE: Battle of the Little Bighorn From Wikipedia

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