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    Scarce Albumen Photographic View Of Fort Ellis Montana C. 1885. Bright crisp albumen image, 7 1/4" X 9 1/8" on the original 8" X 10" mount. Just one tiny, really negligible, crease at extreme upper right, else about perfect. Period ink script ID on verso, "Fort Ellis - Montana Territory / Soldiers' barracks". Fort Ellis was established in 1867, and proved to be an important US military base of operations throughout the Indian Wars. Located on the eastern side of present day Bozeman, Mont. it was decommissioned in 1886. Another scarce western image with nice period documentation, in superb condition.

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    November, 2011
    12th Saturday
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