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SOLD at 2013 Jan 05 @ 02:30UTC-8 : PST
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Lot of 4 items, including: photograph of a Native American man, possibly a chief, wearing elaborate headwear. Measures 4 1/2" x 7 1/2", with good contrast and focus. Some small spots and stains on image, otherwise very fine. Reverse shows several areas where paper still attached, appears to have been removed from album backing. Photograph also used as part of article called "It Was Known As The Fandango," page 37 (magazine unidentified). The caption notes that the image is "Identified as King John in the January issue of the Sierra Magazine,… A.A. Forbes photo." Andrew Alexander Forbes, 1862-1921, was a "Traveling photographer in Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Texas and Oklahoma, 1880s-90s. Arrived in California, 1898; studio in Bishop, 1902-16" [Ref: Mautz, 1997, p. 100]. "The Third, Fourth Annual Report of the Executive Committee of the Indian Rights Association for 1886, 1887." Both soft cover (4th Annual missing front/back covers), indexed, 36-40 pages, published in Philadelphia: Office of the Indian Rights Association, No. 1316 Filbert Street. Each editions list the Officers of the Year, What the Association Is, Treasurer's Report, Constitution and By-Laws of the Association, and List of Members.