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    Cabinet Size Photo Mounted on Card Stock - Quanah Parker and Wives
    Circa 1892
    Length 7 3/8 in. Width 5 1/4 in.

    In this well known image, the famous Comanche Chief Quanah Parker is posed on the front porch of his house with his wives To-pay and Cho-ny. Quanah is wearing hide leggings and moccasins, his hair braids wrapped with otter fur. Photograph by Irwin, Chickasha, Indian Territory with his studio imprint on the front of the card. Reverse side is blank. Very good condition with nice tone.
    Working out of Chickasha, Indian Territory, Irwin traveled to Fort Sill and Anadarko to photograph the local Indian people. He compiled a fine body of work, including field photographs and studio portraits. Many of these images were reproduced for sale as cabinet cards. His subjects include Kiowa, Comanche, Wichita, and Caddo Indians. Irwin also photographed Geronimo while he was imprisoned at Fort Sill.





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    Auction Dates
    September, 2006
    29th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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