Re: ENTER: Misc Avatar Contest: "Sepia"
I'll enter too.
I chose a very important man.
Here's to you, Chief Sitting Bull:
I do not know in which year this particular picture was taken, it was certainly in the 19th century since he died in 1890.
According to this
(PDF document - look for image 09i) the original photo was taken in August 1885 by Montreal photographers William Notman & Son. The feathers were later (in 1904?) added or retouched by F.A. Rinehart of Omaha. Some of these details can be made out from writing on the uncropped image
I had a chain saw for a while. You find if you have a chain saw, you really don't need to use it very often – just walking up to the front desk holding it will usually get a lot done. — Joe Walsh