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    The Old West: Indian Scout Photos. Photos of Indian scouts are hard to come by. There are two examples in this lot. The first, and earliest, is a 7" x 5" cabinet card showing a man on horseback in a wooded area. He carries a rifle and pistol and is identified on the mount as "Indian Scout". The second item is a 4.25" x 6.5" cabinet card of an Indian scout in the uniform of the United States Volunteers, identified as "High Chief" on the verso and published by Shiffer of El Paso, Oklahoma. We also include a 3" x 5" paper advertisement for a Washington, D.C. lawyer specializing in "Indian War Pensions" applicable for Rangers who served in the Texas and New Mexico Indian Wars 1849-1861. From the estate of Houston collector Brent Burg.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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