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    EXTREMELY RARE CARTE DE VISITE OF SITTING BULL. Nebraska photographer W.R. Cross is believed to have taken the first portrait of Sitting Bull, from which this CDV was created. It depicts the great Lakota chief facing slightly to the right, with his hair in braids and wearing a white man's high-collared shirt. Image measures approximately 2" x 4". At the lower edge of the photograph: "Ta-Ton-Ka-I-Yo-Ton-Ka 'Sitting Bull' The Sioux Chief in Command at the Custer Massacre." Some rubbing and wear at corners, otherwise a fine image of great import.

    Provenance: The Chris Kortlander Collection


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    10th Saturday
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