Lot 122 of 419:
Two photographs of Crow Indian tipis  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$600
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Two photographs of Crow Indian tipis

Author:
Throssel, Richard

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Date:
c. 1910

Description:
Two vintage silver prints, approximately 8x6¼" or the reverse. Tipped to backing with mounting tape. Richard Throssel (1882-1933), a Creek Indian adopted into the Crow tribe among whom he lived and worked, photographed the Crow extensively for both artistic and official purposes. From 1909 through 1911, Throssel held the position of a photographer-at-large for the Indian Service depicting everyday life on the Crow Reservation, and documenting the Crow Indian culture and adaptation.

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Condition:
Light surface wear; very good.


 
Item number:
198295
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