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Chief Iron Child / Joseph Henry Sharp

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Title(s): 
Chief Iron Child
Creator(s): 
Joseph Henry Sharp
Culture: 
American
Date: 
1905
Materials/Techniques: 
oil on canvas
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955
Accession No: 
0137.456
Previous Number(s): 
591; 18572
Department: 
Signed, "J.H.Shar. 05" in lower right; Inscribed on paper attached to dust cover, "Chief Iron Child, Sioux 1905 Painted in my studio at Crow Agency, when on a visit. Custer Warrior, and they like to visit old battle grounds - particularly many squaws came to mourn departed braves. Iron Child was proud and wanted to look just right in his fine visiting clothes - White people are like that!" on verso.
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