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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Civil War Era Flag with Hand-Painted Pennsylvania State Seal,
Lot # 418 - Civil War Era Flag with Hand-Painted Pennsylvania State Seal,
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General Samuel Kosciuszko Zook Autographed Letter,
Lot # 353 - General Samuel Kosciuszko Zook Autographed Letter,
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Staffordshire Figure of Ben Franklin,
Lot # 790 - Staffordshire Figure of Ben Franklin,
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Pair of Famille Rose Porcelain Lidded Jars,
Lot # 681 - Pair of Famille Rose Porcelain Lidded Jars,
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Ambrotype of a Sailor with Buttons and Chest Pocket,
Lot # 29 - Ambrotype of a Sailor with Buttons and Chest Pocket,
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Pilgrim Century Child's Chair,
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American Grain Decorated Document Box,
Lot # 1072 - American Grain Decorated Document Box,
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CDV of 7th Cavalry member,
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Patriotic Union Cases with Images of Civil War Soldiers,
Lot # 61 - Patriotic Union Cases with Images of Civil War Soldiers,
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Folk Art Watercolor After Kellogg
Lot # 923 - Folk Art Watercolor After Kellogg "Puppies" Print,
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Rose Medallion Footed Tea Pot,
Lot # 670 - Rose Medallion Footed Tea Pot,
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Painted Miniature Dome Top Trunk,
Lot # 934 - Painted Miniature Dome Top Trunk,
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Joseph Kossuth Dixon Photograph of Native American,
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warm toned 13.5 x 20.75 silver gelatin print, with Dixon's cartouche in red ink in lower right corner. Circa 1910-13, taken on the Wanamaker Expedition of Citizenship. Southern Plains subject. In period 17 x 24.25 oak frame. > Item Details
Ithaca No. 7
Lot # 1013 - Ithaca No. 7 "Shelf Cottage" Calendar Clock,
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Pair of 10
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Czarist Russian Silver Ladle,
Lot # 964 - Czarist Russian Silver Ladle,
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Huge Lot of French, British, Italian, German Posters, Art & Trench Papers,
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Lot # 844 - Early Ohio Irish Chain Pieced Quilt,
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