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Sleeping Thunder / Charles Marion Russell

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A leather album page with a photograph of a bronze bust of an Indian man. Remarks about the photograph include, "Sleeping Thunder was a chief of the Bloods, a tribe belonging to the Blackfoot confederation and living near the Canadian line. He was a good friend of Charlie's who lived with the tribe for a time. The Chief wanted him to marry and remain with them. This was in 1888 and Charlie said he was one of the finest types of Indian he ever knew."

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Title(s): 
Sleeping Thunder
Creator(s): 
Charles Marion Russell;
George D. Sack
Culture: 
American
Date: 
1902
Materials/Techniques: 
gelatin silver process
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 7 in. (27.9 x 17.8 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gilcrease Museum/The University of Tulsa
Accession No: 
TU2009.39.8387.2
Previous Number(s): 
E.392
Department: 
Not On View

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