Frank Jay Haynes and Scout Curly at the Site of Custer's Last Stand. Frank Jay Haynes.
Frank Jay Haynes and Scout Curly at the Site of Custer's Last Stand

Frank Jay Haynes and Scout Curly at the Site of Custer's Last Stand

[St. Paul, MN]: [1882]. 1205. Silver print photograph [19 cm x 14 cm] 'Haynes' at lower right corner. Under a matte in an attractive wooden frame [39 cm x 34 cm]. Nice condition. This has not been examined out of the frame. Haynes Picture Shop label on the back of the frame. Item #5560

Nice view of F.J. Haynes and the Crow scout Curly (the only survivor on the U.S Army's side at the Battle of the Little Bighorn) posed in front of the monument at the Little Bighorn. Both are holding rifles.

Frank Jay Haynes (1853-1921) was employed by the Northern Pacific RR in 1875 to take pictures along their route from Minnesota to the West Coast for advertising and promotional purposes. From 1884 through 1915 Haynes operated a lucrative service industry in Yellowstone National Park making and selling souvenir photographs, taking pictures of tour parties, and publishing graphic souvenirs. F. Jay Haynes was known as the "Official Park Photographer.

Price: $400.00

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