Apr 16, 2019 - Sale 2505

Sale 2505 - Lot 5

Price Realized: $ 344
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Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(AMERICAN INDIANS.) Arnold & Barnard; photographers. Group of 3 larger-format views of Indians in Montana. Albumen photographs, each about 4 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches, on original plain mounts, with photographers' inked stamps on verso; minimal wear. Fort Assinniboine, MT, circa 1880s

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One depicts a group of 9 posing in traditional garb. Another shows a family posing outside a tipi; a very faint caption in the negative identifies them as Gros Ventres, a tribe at Belknap Reservation not far east of Fort Assinniboine. The last shows a large group of about 60 gathered in an open field, perhaps to collect rations. with--a photograph of a painting of an Indian scene, 4 1/2 x 8 inches, on original plain mount with inked stamp of W.H. Culver, Maiden, MT, circa 1885.