Lot 317    

L.A. Huffman Cabinet Card of the Wife of Rain-in-the-Face
American History Auction / June 24, 2009
with his Miles City imprint, and titled in the negative #8-Mrs. Rain-in-the-Face. A scarce, and early Huffman image, taken after the surrender of Rain-in-the-Face in 1880 at Fort Keogh.

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The Thomas Minckler Collection of Western Americana
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