Lot 826    

Sitting Bull Autograph,
2005, Historic Americana / Nov 16, 17 & 18
written on a blank page of an autograph album in the characteristic purple pencil he used. The obverse page contains a sentiment to the album owner penned in 1882.

Provenance:  
Ex Geo. Hart Collection


Condition:  
EXC
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Scarce 1879 Advertisement for the History of the Donner Party,
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Three Alexander Gardner Civil War Stereoviews,
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Printed GAR Banner,
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