Lot 222    

Roland Reed Photogravures of American Indians
6/21/2012 - American History, Including the Civil War
Lot of 15 photogravures, 11 x 14 in., with 7 credited lower left below each image to Roland Reed, Kalispell, Montana, each with Great Northern Railway / "See America First" / National Park Route imprint in lower right corner. Printed title as well as the slogan Glacier National Park, Montana. See America First included below each gravure. The lot features the following titles: Medicine Owl, Blackfeet Medicine Man; Cutbank Canyon, Native Home of the Blackfeet Indians; A Blackfeet Indian Travois - The Original American's First Mode of Transportation; On the Travois Trail - Now Great Northern Automobile Road; Medicine Owl, Mystic Medicine Man, Blackfeet Indians; Encampment of Chief White Calf and His People; Lazy Boy and Squaw, Renowned Enemy of Crow Indians; Fish-Wolf Robe, Blackfeet Indian Dancer; Blackfeet Indian Braves; Chief Two Guns White Calf, Blackfeet Tribe; Dawn Mist, Blackfeet Indian Princess; Three Bears and Squaw, Blackfeet Indian Medicine Man; A Council of the Blackfeet Indians; Blackfeet Indians Fording the Rapids Above McDermott Falls; Chief Fred Big Top, Blackfeet Indian Guide.

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Few scattered stains or spots; some light edgewear; overall very good.
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