DescriptionCabinet Card of Humming Bird's Camp by T. Croft, circa 1890. Image features a long row of enormous white teepees at a Kiowa encampment. Standing outside his tent is Kiowa leader Humming Bird, who brandishes a long gun, and his family. Humming Bird was one of a large group of Kiowa, Comanche, and Cheyenne that had been captured by the US Army after leading raids through Texas, Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico. Following imprisonment at Fort Marion Florida, Humming Bird was sent to Oklahoma Territory, where this photo was taken. Printed on negative: "Humming Bird's Camp. Kiowa's." Image is affixed to Croft's gilt and scallop-edged photo mount which bears Croft's gilt "Oklahoma City, O.T." imprint.
Condition: Image and mount are in outstanding condition - bright, clean, and sharp. Minor wear to mount corners, else very fine.
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