Feb 04, 2016 - Sale 2404

Sale 2404 - Lot 8

Price Realized: $ 1,430
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(AMERICAN INDIANS--PHOTOGRAPHS.) Baker & Johnston; photographers. Group of 6 cabinet cards of Arapaho subjects. Albumen prints, each 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches, on original orange mounts, with photographers' printed inventory list on verso; minor wear. Evanston, WY, 1880s

Additional Details

Includes: #38. Black Coal, Coolidge and Painting Horse; a manuscript caption on the mount recto notes that Black Coal is "head chief of Arapahoes" #39. Sharp Nose; a manuscript note on verso reads "One of the worst old cut-throats in the whole tribe. Some officer gave him an old coat, which he proudly wears." #52. Buffalo Wallow #53. Sharp Nose's Boys #54. Bill Friday; a manuscript note on verso identifies his as a government scout #57. Mollie (captioned in manuscript on verso).