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Silhouette, White Men Massacring Indians, 1850–1875

This is a Silhouette. It is dated 1850–1875 and we acquired it in 1961. Its medium is silhouette of white paper, cut out, on black paper mount. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Hamill & Barker. It is credited Gift of Hamill and Barker.

Its dimensions are

14.2 × 21.2 cm (5 9/16 × 8 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Silhouette, White Men Massacring Indians, 1850–1875; silhouette of white paper, cut out, on black paper mount; 14.2 × 21.2 cm (5 9/16 × 8 3/8 in.); Gift of Hamill and Barker; 1961-105-81-b

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