Curley, General Custer's scout and only survivor of that Horrible Massacre of 1876.

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Title

Curley, General Custer's scout and only survivor of that Horrible Massacre of 1876.

Description


Portrait (profile) of Curley, a young Crow Indian man. He is wearing a cloth shirt, earring, necklaces, and fur decorations in his braids. Note: The Denver Public Library has a large collection of D.F. Barry photographs and identifies this image of Curley as being taken by D.F. Barry. A similar image of Curley is in the MHS collection (955-712) and is credited to Barry.

Creator

Barry, D. F. (David Francis), 1854-1934

Source

Montana Historical Society Research Center

Date

circa 1885

Identifier

Lot 035 B01F03.01

Original Format

1 photographic print : black and white, postcard mount

Height (inches)

5 1/2 in.

Width (inches)

3 1/2 in.