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    (Iron Nation) Ma'-Zu-Oya'-Te Brule', Sioux Albumen Photograph. 5" x 7 3/8" albumen of Brule' Chief Iron Nation by photographer Antonio Zeno Shindler. Antonio Zeno Shindler (1823-1899) was a photographer and artist for the Smithsonian Institution. The image, c. 1867, was taken at his Washington, Studio. In 1867, he moved with his family and his brother-in-law's family to Washington, DC. In Washington, he took ownership of the Addis Photographic Gallery, where he worked under the name "Shindler and Company" with his brother-in-law. He was commissioned by English philanthropist William Henry Blackmore and the Smithsonian to make copies of Blackmore's collection of photographs, create a catalog for their exhibition, and photograph delegations of American Indians visiting Washington. The Blackmore project was completed circa 1872 and he continued to work for the Smithsonian as an artist until his death in July 1899. The albumen is mounted on card stock and in excellent condition. The Eric C. Caren Collection.

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    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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