Lot 89    

Two Guns White Calf Signed Postcard
Special Collections: American History, Nov. 11th, 2010
ca 1920-1930 photograph by T.J. Hileman on a 3.5" x 5.5" postcard captioned Chief Two Guns White Calf, Glacier National Park with his pictograph signature in black ink at bottom right. Two Guns White Calf (1872-1934), was the last chief of the Pikuni Blackfoot of Montana and is claimed to be the model for the likeness on the Indian Head Nickel.

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Excellent condition. The postcard is blank and has not been mailed.
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