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    Very Scarce Albumen Photographic View of Fort Ellis C. 1885. Bright crisp image 6 7/8" X 8 1/2" on the original 8" X 10" mount. One small crease at upper right, else about perfect. Period ink script ID on verso, "Fort Ellis Montana Terr'y / Officer's Quarters / Elsie or Patty on pony / about 1883 or '84" The children and horses are visible in front of the third building from the right. Fort Ellis was established in 1867 and proved an important US military base of operations during the Indian Wars. Located on the eastern side of present day Bozeman, Mont. it was decommissioned in 1886. Another very rare western image.

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    November, 2011
    12th Saturday
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