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    Sioux Warrior One Bull: Extremely Fine Cabinet Card Photograph by Bailey, Dix & Mead. A 4" x 6" sepia photograph of Sitting Bull's nephew, seated and holding a war club. The photograph has an 1882 copyright date and the verso lists it as being "No. 7" in a series of of twenty-four photographs issued by Bailey, Dix & Mead of Fort Randall, Dakota Territory. The printed caption on the verso reads: "Twenty-seven years of age, is a nephew of Sitting Bull, and a skillful warrior. He it was who had to be knocked down and carried aboard the boat to be brought as a prisoner to the fort. He has had 10 wives. 9 of whom are now living. Only two of them are living with him now. His second wife is his favorite. She has had two children - one but four hours old as we squat by the side of the Teepe [sic] to obtain his history by the assistance of the Post Interpreter. He weighs 145 pounds, height 5 feet 6 inches." The image is in all respects in fine condition.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2012
    10th Sunday
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