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    The Old West: Native American Photographs. This lot has eleven photographs of Native Americans in different formats. There are three cartes-de-visite (a rare view, circa 1865, of a standing chief by "Denver Photographic Rooms" with minor horizontal crease and wear plus two later views of children). The cabinet cards and mounted photos include: four men identified as "Mon-ke-wa-the, Mon-wa-da-thin, John Webster, Big Elk", a portrait of a chief with a large necktie-amulet and bear's claw hair ornament, a side view standing portrait of a chief, two men wrapped in blankets seated on a boulder, a Pawnee family from Blackwell, O.T., an infant in a papoose by Bonine of Los Angeles, a seated brave with beaded moccasins and vest, and a group of mounted Kiowa's at a July 4th parade at Alladarko by Irwin of Chickasha, I.T. (two stains, as shown). From the estate of Houston collector Brent Burg.

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