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    Rare Signed Photograph of T. R. Roddy, "White Buffalo," ca. 1890s. Very rare signed photograph of T. R. Roddy. On verso, in period ink: "Compliments of T. R. Roddy, White Buffalo." The Nebraska dealer T. R. Roddy, a dealer in Indian artifacts, also known as "White Buffalo", had purchased eleven wampum belts from the Great Lakes region from an Iroquois Indian in 1899. Then George G. Heye purchased these same items through another dealer in 1910. These famous wampum belts were all returned to the Six Nations Confederacy on the Grand River in Canada in 1988 after many years away from their rightful owners. Photograph by V. C. Houser Chicago, Ill. Historical institutional autographed photo. Measures approximately 5" x 7.25".

    Condition:
    Very fine, small horizontal chip at top right of mount, great contrast.


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    June, 2008
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