2024-01 Raynors Americana Auction
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Stereoview on cardstock mount of 15 Natives in buckskins. The verso identifies the image on a printed paper label with series name, image number, caption, and publisher's credit: "Washington City Views., No. 2734, President's Summer House, Washington., Published by E. & H.T. Anthony & Co..." Later pencil inscription also to verso reads "Cheyenne-Kiowa delegation at the White House - March 27, 1863." The Indians in the front row are, left to right: War Bonnet, Standing in the Water, and Lean Bear of the Cheyenne, and Yellow Wolf of the Kiowas. The identities of the Indians of the second row are unknown. Within eighteen months from the date of this sitting, all four men in the front row were dead. Yellow Wolf died of pneumonia a few days after the picture was taken; War Bonnet and Standing in the Water died in the Sand Creek Massacre; and Lean Bear was killed by troops from Colorado Territory who mistook him for a hostile.
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Stereoview of the Southern Plains delegation at the White House Conservatory

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Minimum Bid: $1,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $0.00
Estimate: $1,800 - $2,800
Auction closed on Sunday, January 21, 2024.
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