Feb 04, 2016 - Sale 2404

Sale 2404 - Lot 11

Price Realized: $ 390
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(AMERICAN INDIANS--PHOTOGRAPHS.) Goff, Orlando Scott; photographer. Cabinet card portraits of Sitting Bull and his son. Pair of albumen photographs, each 5 3/4 x 4 inches, on original card mounts with manuscript captions on recto and O.S. Goff backstamps on verso; minor wear, horizontal crease through image of son. Bismarck, Dakota Territory, 1880s

Additional Details

The Sitting Bull is a photograph of an oil painting, which was in turn done from an 1881 Goff photograph. Both cabinet cards were issued before November 1889, when Dakota Territory was split into North and South Dakota.