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C.S. Fly (American

Auction:
2074
Lot:
451
Sold for:
$6,900$6,000

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Auction:
Sale #2074 - 2074
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
September 15, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

C.S. Fly (American, 1849-1901) Imperial Cabinet Card Photograph of Geronimo and Apache Warriors, c. 1886, the original C.S. Fly label reads in part, "Scene in Geronimo's Camp, the Apache Outlaw and Murderer. Taken before the surrender to Gen. Crook, March 27, 1886, in the Sierra Madre Mountains of Mexico, Escaped March 30, 1886," stamped with "copyright 1886. By C.S. Fly, Tombstone, Ariz.," and written below the label "Prop. of J. Knox, Rev. Knox preached in Tombstone, Ariz. 1887-9," image size 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

Geronimo's Camp, Apache, Tombstone, Mexico, Sierra Madre Mountains, Crook, American folklore, Chiricahua, Geronimo