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    Carte de Visite - Ute Indians and an Englishman Posed with an Arapaho Scalp
    Circa 1865-1870
    Length 3 3/4 in. Width 2 3/8 in.

    The photo is a studio portrait of two Ute warriors posed with their revolvers, an Englishman holding a scalplock tied to a pole, and a woman seated in front. The man standing in the center is Chief Douglass, a prominant figure in the events surrounding the killing of Agent Nathan Meeker at White River Agency on September 30, 1879. A note in period script on the reverse reads "Ute Indians (Squaw and Englishman) with Arapahoes scalp." Photograph by W. G. Chamberlin, Denver, Colorado. Note: This photo has been pasted over another photo, edges of card trimmed, otherwise fine.





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    Auction Dates
    September, 2006
    29th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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