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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Est $400 - $600
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Homan Pewter Water Pitcher,
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American Mold Blown Miniature Basket,
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Two American Pewter Teapots.
Lot # 1039 - Two American Pewter Teapots.
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Seminole Wars Lithograph,
Lot # 235 - Seminole Wars Lithograph,
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Rare Clipper Ship
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Ambrotype of Abraham the Slave Master,
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Staffordshire London Zoo Platter,
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William Howard Taft Signed Letters,
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