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    LARGE BARRY IMAGE OF SITTING BULL'S SON, CROW FOOT. Early in Barry's career, he took periodic trips from Bismarck to Ft. McGinnis and Ft. Buford to photograph the military men there, and to record the beginning stages of reservation life for the Indians. It was during one of these trips in 1880 to Ft. Buford that Barry took a photograph of Crow Foot, Sitting Bull's first son by his first wife, Seen By the Nation. This photograph rocketed Barry into the limelight as an independent photographer. The full-length image shows the young brave at about eight years of age, standing with a blanket wrapped around him. His braids are tied together beneath his chin and he stares directly into the camera with a calm countenance. The photograph, which measures 7" x 11¼" bears a small tear at the upper right corner and a few small chips along the right edge. Image has been affixed to Barry's gilt-edged photographer's mount (7½" x 13") which bears his logo and imprint on verso. This impressive photograph is accompanied by one of Barry's original photo-mount narratives, which tells the story of how Crow Foot surrendered his father's gun to Major Brotherton in June 1881, and reveals Crow Foot's part in Sitting Bull's death in 1890. An exceptional pairing of Barry pieces, worthy of any collection.

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