Lot 275    

Sitting Bull CDV by W.R. Cross, Signed on Verso
12/7/2012- American History: Live Salesroom Auction
An albumen cdv of Sitting Bull and his wife Travoriet, with Sitting Bull penciled on verso, and W.R. Cross' Niobrara, NE backmark. The photograph was taken at Fort Randall, SD, in 1882. Sitting Bull (1834-1890, Hunkpapa Sioux) is known to have sold his own autographs and photographs.

Provenance:  
Provenance: Larry Frost; Glenn Swanson; Larry Platt Military Antiques; Thence to Present Owner


Condition:  
Even toning to photograph; although in pencil, the signature is very good.
Sold: $1,175.00
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