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    Cabinet Card - A studio portrait of the Hunkpapa Sioux Chief Rain In the Face
    Circa 1893
    Length 6 1/2 in. Width 4 1/4 in.

    He is posed seated wearing an eagle feather bonnet, a hide coat with porcupine quill decoration, and a wool blanket wrapped around his waist. He is holding a single eagle feather, a pipe and stem and a tobacco bag. Photograph by George E. Spencer and bearing his studio imprint on the front of the card. The reverse side is blank. Very good condition.





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    Auction Dates
    September, 2006
    29th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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