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    LARGE CABINET IMAGE OF CHIEF QUANAH PARKER, HIS FAMILY, AND HIS ESTATE. Quanah Parker, son of a Comanche chief and a captured white woman, was able to find wealth and success in the white man's world. Here, Chief Parker is pictured standing on the second-story porch of his 22-room home in Oklahoma, with some of his wives (he had seven) and children. Parker wears a vest and tie, and a large bowler-type hat. Photographer William E. Irwin captured this image while documenting the life and times of the Comanche and Kiowa people. This crisp, clear photograph measures approximately 5½" x 4" and is affixed to Irwin's "Chickasha, Ind. Ter." photographer's mount. Minor rubbing to mount corners, otherwise in excellent condition.

    Provenance: The Chris Kortlander Collection


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    November, 2007
    10th Saturday
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