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Standing Buffalo, Chief, ca. 1833-1871.
Standing Buffalo, Chief, ca. 1833-1871.
TitleStanding Buffalo, Chief, ca. 1833-1871.
CreatorWhitney, Joel E. (Joel Emmons), 1822-1886.
Date Created1862
Extent (Original)1 carte de visite ; image 5.8 cm. x 8.7 cm. (2 5/16 in. x 3 4/16 in.) ; on sheet 6.2 cm. x 10.2 cm. (2 7/16 in. x 4 in.).
DescriptionPortrait photograph of Standing Buffalo, a Sioux chief.
TypeStill Image
Subjects (TGM)Albumen prints
Cartes de visite
Subject (LCSH)Indians of North America -- Portraits


Whitney, Joel E. (Joel Emmons), 1822-1886.
NotesPrinted below photograph, "A hereditary Chief of the Sioux and a Participator in the Massacre of 1862, in Minnesota", "Entered according to Act of Congress, by J.E. Whitney, in the year 1862, in the Clerk's Office of the U.S. District Court for Minnesota." "Whitney's Gallery Saint Paul".

Title on original "Ta-Tanka-Nazin (Standing Buffalo), hereditary chief Dakota".

Two cent stamp on back of original.

See also AP 525, Box 36 and AP 1698, Box 40.
Collection NameNorth American Indian Photographs (Newberry Library)
CollectionEdward E. Ayer Photograph Collection (Newberry Library)
Call NumberAP 3064, Box 76
Date Issued (Digital)2008-05-27
Extent (Digital)333 KB
Medium (Digital)JPG
PublisherNewberry Library
RightsAll rights reserved by the Newberry Library. Permission to reproduce in any format must be requested in writing. Contact Photoduplication Department Newberry Library 60 West Walton Street, Chicago IL 60610. Phone: (312) 255-3566/ Email:
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