A copy photo from probably a post card of the Native American Chief Sitting Bull. He is wearing a buckskin shirt, pants, and a headdress made of a single eagle feather. Plains Indians normally used eagle feathers as the most significant part of the bonnet to represent honor and respect. Eagle feathers are used because the eagle is considered by most tribes of the Interior Plains Indians considered the eagle to be the greatest and most powerful of all birds. He has a peace pipe in his hands. On the bottom of the photo is the name Sitting Bull and underneath it reads (Copyrighted, 1884, by Palmquist & Jurgens). Exact date and location unknown. Identified.
L.E. Osborn, Sr.
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black and white print
black and white copy negative
5 x 7
Sitting Bull. Copyrighted, 1884, by Palmquist & Jurgens).
No receipt. 1 glassine env with the words Sitting Bull, number 208.
Osborn Copy Negatives Box. Photo Storage.
Osborn Studio, “Sitting Bull,” Southwestern North Dakota Digital Archive At the Dickinson Museum Center, accessed October 20, 2021, https://dmc.omeka.net/items/show/1108175.