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    "ERMOKE, KIOWA CHIEF AND FOUR KIOWA WARRIORS"

    c. 1872

    Albumen print mounted on board, with title printed below the image and decorative border in red and black ink. Photo known to be by William S. Soule, Fort Sill, I. T. Ermoke, at center, is indicated by an inked star below his figure. The chief carries a wooden bow in his right hand, and a wood-handled quirt in his left. He wears a U.S. Army caped winter great coat, with a buffalo robe wrapped around his legs. Three of the other men are also wrapped in buffalo robes. The man standing at right leans upon a long rifle protected in a leather scabbard.

    Dimensions: 5 1/2 x 7 inches


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    10th Saturday
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