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Rare Photograph and Signature of a Seminole Chief

Auction:
2506
Lot:
521
Sold for:
$593$500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2506
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Rare Photograph and Signature of a Seminole Chief, signed "yours truly, John F. Brown Governor Seminole Nation," information on back of silver print photo: "Chief John F. Brown, c. 1900, Brown was principle chief of the Nation, 1886-1902, and was the first to bring about a treaty between the federal government and the indians," (mount soiled, top corners of photo clipped, tear), a rare signed item, 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.

Provenance: Estate of Ed McAndrews.
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

John F. Brown, Seminole Nation, Chief, principle chief, federal government, Seminole, Southern United States

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