Sep 28, 2017 - Sale 2455

Sale 2455 - Lot 3

Price Realized: $ 2,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(AMERICAN INDIANS.) Attractive album of postcards depicting American Indians. 368 postcards inserted into 75 leaves. 4to (13 x 9 inches), original gilt pictorial cloth, minimal wear; contents clean and nicely displayed. Vp, circa 1895-1950

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These images span North, Central and South America. Among the dozens of Real Photo postcards in this impressive album are "Geronimo, the Greatest Indian Chief, as a U.S. Prisoner" (W.H. Martin, 1909) "Eskimo Medicine Man, Alaska, Exorcising Evil Spirits" "Navajo Indians Butchering Sheep" (Pomona, CA: Frasher's, circa 1925-42) Many of the others are chromolithographed.