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The Sioux uprising and massacre of 1862 : a collection of original photographic prints including important scenes and events in the early history of the Northwest / by pioneer photographers Joel E. Whitney and B.F. Upton, 1857-1863.

The Sioux uprising and massacre of 1862 : a collection of original photographic prints including important scenes and events in the early history of the Northwest / by pioneer photographers Joel E. Whitney and B.F. Upton, 1857-1863.

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Martin's Gallery of Indian Portraits.
Creator: Upton, Benjamin Franklin, 1818- Whitney, Joel E. (Joel Emmons), 1822-1886 Hoard & Tenney (Winona, Minn.) Martin's Art Gallery Whitney's Gallery
Date: 1857-1863 [i.e. 1865]
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Title and dates from typescript title page.
Manuscript and letterpress captions on mounts.
Album rebound by Conservation Studio so that verso captions may be seen. Original photograph sleeves have been retained for caption information.
Abstract:
Carte-de-visite photographs of Sioux and Chippewa Indians in Minnesota, Fort Snelling, Fort Garry; of Red River train carts in St. Paul; and of people escaping from the Red River uprising. There are many portraits of Sioux Indians, some of them identified as having been executed for their part in the Red River massacre. There are also images of Sioux Indians in camps, of Chippewa chiefs, as well as of an Indian school run by "Miss Allen," and of Sioux Indian boys at the Bishop Seabury Mission School in Faribault, Minnesota. Photographers include Joel E. Whitney, Benjamin F. Upton, Hoard & Tenney, and S. J. Morrow. Many of the photographs are on Martin's Art Gallery mounts, or variants: Martin's Gallery of Indian Portraits, Martin's Gallery of Minnesota Views.
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1 album (60 photographic prints) : b & w ; 24 cm.
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The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
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Object ID: 10001332
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