Lot 613    

John B. Rich Photograph of Tepee and Crow Indians,
2003 Americana May 8-9.
platinum photograph, 6.4 x 8.5". Scene lit by firelight, beautiful and difficult to obtain image. Show six men seated around open fire with tepee in background. Penciled inscription on rear "Crow Indian Campfire/on Crow Reservation, Montana/photo Taken by John B. Rich, Phila/on Wanamaker Trip".

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Federal Reverse Painted Mirror,
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Grain Painted Maine Blanket Chest,
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Pair of Sheffield Candlesticks,
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Pennsylvania Cherry Chippendale Chest,
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Child's Victorian Step-Back Cupboard,
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Nine GAR Medals,
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Huge Lot of American WWI Posters,
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over 100 posters, including full, half, quarter sheets and larger; YMCA, Red Cross, Victory & Liberty Loans and much more. > Item Details
Civil War Ambrotype of South Carolina Secessionists,
Lot # 269 - Civil War Ambrotype of South Carolina Secessionists,
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