John C.H. Grabill's Photos of Western Frontier Life
Posted Feb 23, 2011 Share This Gallery inShare281 Between 1887 and 1892, John C.H. Grabill sent 188 photographs to the Library of Congress for copyright protection. Grabill is known as a western photographer, documenting many aspects of frontier life — hunting, mining, western town landscapes and white settlers’ relationships with Native Americans. Most of his work is centered on Deadwood in the late 1880s and 1890s. Title: "The Deadwood Coach" Side view of a stagecoach; formally dressed men sitting in and on top of coach. 1889. Title: Villa of Brule A Lakota tipi camp near Pine Ridge, in background; horses at White Clay Creek watering hole, in the foreground. 1891. Title: Ox teams at Sturgis, D.T. Title: The last large bull train on its way from the railroad to the Black Hills Summary: Train of oxen and three wagons in open field. 1890. Title: Freighting in "The Black Hills". Title: Freighting in the Black Hills A woman and a boy using bullwhackers to control a train of oxen.
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