Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Wounded Knee

December 29, 1890, Wounded Knee Massacre, 7th Cavalry Regiment arrived led by Colonel James Forsyth kills 146 Lakota Sioux led by Spotted Elk (Big Foot). Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota,

Title: [Big Foot's camp three weeks after the Wounded Knee Massacre (Dec. 29, 1890), with bodies of several Lakota Sioux people wrapped in blankets in the foreground and U.S. soldiers in the background] Date Created / Published: c1891 Jan. 17.

Medium: 1 photographic print : albumen ; 9 x 11 in. Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-15849 (digital file from original photo) LC-USZ62-46006 (b&w film copy neg.)

Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.

Call Number: LOT 11347 [item] c-P&P Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA.

Notes: Title devised by Library staff, based on information provided by Lise Broer, 2009. Copyrighted 1891 by Trager & Kuhn, Chadron, Nebr. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Exhibited: "Expanding Horizons" at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 2009.

Subjects: Wounded Knee Massacre, S.D., 1890. Format: Albumen prints--1890-1900. Collections: Miscellaneous Items in High Demand

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