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    Two Large Arena Photographs. In these two boudoir-sized photographs, Napoleon Sarony tried to capture action in the arena at Erastina, Staten Island, in 1886. In the first, Indians have put up a prop tepee and are reenacting a battle. The second photograph shows a horse race at its climax. Both scenes are very rare. Few photographers attempted such group action shots in the Wild West before about the turn of the century. This lot is part of the Ed Goodman Collection. For more information, please visit this link.

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