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Auction archive: Lot number 391

Two Cabinet Cards of Rain-in-the-Face

Estimate
n. a.
Price realised:
US$840
Auction archive: Lot number 391

Two Cabinet Cards of Rain-in-the-Face

Estimate
n. a.
Price realised:
US$840
Beschreibung:

Lot of 2 cabinet card portraits of Chief Rain-in-the-Face, the first with applied paper label at bottom of mount with imprinted title and copyright of D.F. Barry, 1886, Bismarck, Dakota. With Barry's Biskmarck and Standing Rock, D.T. imprint on mount verso. Some discoloration to paper label (likely a result of adhesive used). Even toning to image. Light corner wear to mount. Second portrait credited to Geo. E. Spencer US Army Photo, Chicago. With imprinted text in top margin, "Sitting Bull's Log Cabin now on Exhibition at World's Fair, Chicago, 1893, owned by Sitting Bull Log Cabin Co., Mandan, North Dakota." Small pinhole, slight damage along lower margin between "Rain" and "in." Light corner wear to mount. Slight surface abrasion on mount verso, not impacting print on recto. Otherwise very fine condition.

Auction archive: Lot number 391
Auction:
Datum:
27 Dec 2017
Auction house:
Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
Este Ave 6270
Cincinnati OH 45232
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)513 8711670
+1 (0)513 8718670
Beschreibung:

Lot of 2 cabinet card portraits of Chief Rain-in-the-Face, the first with applied paper label at bottom of mount with imprinted title and copyright of D.F. Barry, 1886, Bismarck, Dakota. With Barry's Biskmarck and Standing Rock, D.T. imprint on mount verso. Some discoloration to paper label (likely a result of adhesive used). Even toning to image. Light corner wear to mount. Second portrait credited to Geo. E. Spencer US Army Photo, Chicago. With imprinted text in top margin, "Sitting Bull's Log Cabin now on Exhibition at World's Fair, Chicago, 1893, owned by Sitting Bull Log Cabin Co., Mandan, North Dakota." Small pinhole, slight damage along lower margin between "Rain" and "in." Light corner wear to mount. Slight surface abrasion on mount verso, not impacting print on recto. Otherwise very fine condition.

Auction archive: Lot number 391
Auction:
Datum:
27 Dec 2017
Auction house:
Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
Este Ave 6270
Cincinnati OH 45232
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)513 8711670
+1 (0)513 8718670
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