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Sitting Bull's horse
Sitting Bull's horse
TitleSitting Bull's horse
Date of Originalbetween 1890 and 1920
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA man stands holding the bridle of a white horse, once belonging to Sitting Bull.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectIndians of North America
Subject (LCTGM)Horses
Personal NameSitting Bull, 1834?-1890
Decade1890-1899
1900-1909
1910-1919
Item Number1952-3464
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original4.5 x 6.5 in.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] Frank Bennett Fiske Papers, State Historical Society of North Dakota, MSS 10105
Biography/HistoryFrank Fiske served as an assistant steamboat captain prior to his lifelong work as a studio photographer, mostly associated with Fort Yates N.D. He learned the trade from S.T. Fansler, post studio photographer, and remained in Fort Yates to document the town, the Standing Rock Agency, and the changing ways of the frontier. Fiske was also a writer, and served for a time as a newspaper editor, and wrote a popular column carried in many newspapers. He was best known for his Indian photographs, which depicted everyday Indian life, as well as studio views.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionFrank B. Fiske Photograph Collection 1952
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (1952-3464)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh19523464
OCLC number61156024
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