Lot 329    

Rare O.S. Goff Cabinet Card of an American Indian,
American History Auction / June 24, 2009
circa 1877, with his Fort Custer, Montana Territory imprint on verso. Identified in the negative as Maiser??. She wears a necklace of pony beads, two drilled elk incisors and a safety pin. Taken during Goff's brief tenure here, when he made his famous image of Chief Joseph.

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The Thomas Minckler Collection of Western Americana
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