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    Armed Sioux Indians at the Pine Ridge Agency, Circa 1891: Fantastic William R. Cross Photograph. 9" x 7", mounted to a studio board to an overall size of 10" x 8". Photograph captioned on the negative "No. 744. Pine Ridge Agency. Indians." Studio board stamped in silver "Scenic Views on the North Western R'y/ Cross, Photographer, Hot Springs, S.D." The image features approximately twenty Indian warriors, several armed with lever-action Winchester rifles, standing around a wooden watch tower, probably overlooking the agency's cattle pens. Gathered around them are many spectators and agency personnel. A contemporary caption in ink on the verso reads "Indian War Dance" and the name "Elmer White". A fantastic, sharp image with incredible detail. Very good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2012
    10th Sunday
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