Indian jail for U.S.-Dakota War captives

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Titles Indian jail for U.S.-Dakota War captives (Supplied Title)
Quantity 1 photoprint
Format Content Category: photographs
Format: carte-de-visite
Colorization: black and white
Physical Support: paper
Measurements 10.2 x 6 centimeters
Creation Photographer: Ebell, Adrian John
Publisher: Whitney's Gallery
Published in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Indians. Dakota. Santee. Warfare. U.S.-Dakota War of 1862.
Places Published in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 10/25/1862 - 11/08/1862
Content: 10/25/1862 - 11/08/1862
Notes Image is identical to E91.4S p82.
Whitney's title of "Indian jail" is incorrect. This building was actually the summer kitchen of Francois LaBathe which was used by Sibley's Military Commission as a courtroom for conducting trials of the accused Dakota men.

Restrictions Original image removed for preservation. Access to originals requires permission from the Sound & Visual Curator.
Holding Type Photographs
Identifiers E91.4S r24 original (Locator Number)
E91.4S r24 (Use Copy Locator Number)
65123 (Negative Number)

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