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    Ghost Dancers: A Rare Original D. F. Barry Photo. In original folder, with "Barry" impressed into both photo and mount. Photo opening measures 7.75" x 6".

    Seven men are depicted holding ritual objects, and all wearing leather straps covered by bells to make noise as they danced. "Sioux Ghost Dancers" in period pencil on verso of mount. The Ghost Dance movement would ultimately be suppressed by the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee. Barry's long association with the Sioux undoubtedly gave him access to take this remarkable image. Photo and folder are both in near mint condition, Rare and desirable subject matter.


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    June, 2014
    14th Saturday
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