Sep 28, 2017 - Sale 2455

Sale 2455 - Lot 18

Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(AMERICAN INDIANS--PHOTOGRAPHS.) Rinehart, Frank A. Three Fingers, Cheyenne. Hand-colored platinum print, 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, unmounted; minimal wear; captioned, numbered 784, and signed in the negative. Omaha, NE, 1898

Additional Details

Three Fingers (circa 1858-1917) is seen wearing a Benjamin Harrison Indian Peace Medal. This medal was originally presented to another Indian named Buffalo Meat, but was later acquired by Three Fingers and inscribed with his name. The original medal was found at a yard sale several years ago, and sold at auction in 2015.