Jun 05, 2008 - Sale 2148

Sale 2148 - Lot 19

Price Realized: $ 390
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(AMERICAN INDIANS.) Scrapbook assembled by Lucy Dimmick. 4to, contemporary 1/2 morocco, worn, backstrip detached; drawing split along fold with archival tape repair on verso, other pieces with foxing and staining. Vp, circa 1893

Additional Details

Containing 2 letters written to Dimmick from the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota, a pen and ink drawing of an Indian dismounting from a horse (with a note at the bottom that it had been drawn by a young Indian boy in the last stages of consumption), several issues of Talks and Thoughts of the Hampton Indian Students, and many newspaper clippings. The letters are written by Clema W. Bauer, and include a 30 March 1893 letter which describes the Indians in the reservation's hospital and her work at the agency.