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Three Photographs by D.B. Chase

Auction:
2964B
Lot:
250
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2964B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Three Photographs by D.B. Chase, albumen boudoir images, depicting Natives during the Ghost Dance craze of the 1990, titled in the negatives, Chases's Denver and Rio Grande Railroad studio imprints on the reverse, 5 x 8 in. mounts.

Note: Fearing an uprising at this time, the U.S. army tried to arrest Sitting Bull at Standing Rock. His death later led to the Massacre at Wounded Knee, which signaled the end of the Indian Wars.
Estimate $700-900


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Keywords

Denver, Rio Grande, United States, 2nd millennium, American Indian Wars, Boudoir, Healers, Indigenous peoples of the Americas, Lakota, Military history of the United States, Sioux Wars, Sitting Bull, Wounded Knee Massacre

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