Description

    SEVEN NATIVE AMERICAN PORTRAITS AND GENRE SCENES
    c. 1900

    six albumen images on original mounts, each bear period ink script ID on verso as follows in sequence: "Bear Island Chief Mah-ji-gob-bow"; "Bug-ah-ga-ge-shig Chief Warrior in Battle at Sugar Point in Leech Lake, Walker, Minn. Oct. 5 1898. The only unconquered Indian in the U. S."; "Old Bug, Red Hair and Family"; "Mrs. Bungo and grand child"; No written ID but obviously Mrs. Bungo and grandchild with two unidentified figures; and "Loading of Canoes for supplies at Walker, Minn."; together with a cabinet card, on original mount, of a Great Lakes baby in magnificently beaded cradle board. An important and historic grouping.

    Dimensions: albumen images, 6 ½ x 8 ½ each; mounts, 9 x 11 inches each; and cabinet card, image, 4 x 5 ½, mount, 4 ¼ x 6 ½ inches






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    All images in fine bright crisp condition with excellent mounts.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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