Lot 287    

Geronimo Photograph by A. Frank Randall
2009, Winter American History, Dec 9
An albumen portrait 4.5 x 7.5 in. on 6.9 x 9.5 in. mount of Geronimo kneeling and holding a rifle. Copyrighted by A. Frank Randall, May 16, 1884. Applied and dated copyright notice on the back with note in ink, Geronimo Head Councilman of the Famous Chiricahua Campaign Photographer. Also on the back is faint rubber stamp, A. F. Randall Photographer. Many portraits copyrighted by Randall also appear credited to his partner George Ben Wittick thus the correct attribution is unknown.

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Overall soil, minor edge losses to photograph, old moisture marks on mount.
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