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    Indians on a Visit to Their "Great Father" Mammoth Plate Photograph by Alexander Gardner, February 23, 1867. An extremely rare and desirable huge mammoth plate albumen photograph of Native American delegates consisting of Yankton, Santee Sioux (Dakotas), and upper Missouri Sioux Chiefs, for Seneca's meeting with Andrew Johnson and Secretary of the Interior Orville Browning at the White House. These are the very important chiefs of the tribes, dressed in full regalia, with bonnets, beaded outfits, tomahawks, peace pipes, and other traditional native garb. President Johnson and Secretary Browning stand in the middle of the photograph on the upper level of the White House. Caption on the photograph reads, "Indians on a visit to their 'Great Father', A. Gardner, photographer 511 Seventh Street, Washington. Published by Philp & Solomons, Washington." Mount measures approximately 23.75" x 18.75", image measures approximately 18.75" x 12.75". A new Indian Treaty was proclaimed on February 23, 1867, with provisions covering the Senecas, Quapaws, Shawnees, Peorias, Kaskaskies, Pinkershaws, some Ottawas, Wyandotts and a few other tribes. On this same day, the U. S. government agreed to purchase from the Senecas 20,000 acres in the Indian Territory for a sum of $20,000 and also give them $5,000 for their expenses in re-settling.

    Condition:
    Very fine-excellent


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    January, 2009
    23rd-25th Friday-Sunday
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