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Limited Edition F.A. Fiske's Two Volume Indian Portfolio
Lot # 356 - Limited Edition F.A. Fiske's Two Volume Indian Portfolio
30 warm toned direct contact photographs printed on Kodak Azo, grade 2, chloride contact speed paper. Each image 9.75 x 6.75 in. mounted on larger 16.75 x 14 in.archival museum board. All printed directly from Frank Fiske's negatives housed at the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Published in 1983 as a limited edition of by the North Dakota Heritage Foundation. A total of 300 numbered sets were made; this is number 88. Each volume includes a colophon written by Frank Vyzralek and Rod Slemmons containing Fiske's biography, his place within frontier photography, and a list of plates in each portfolio. Both portfolios housed in archival, linen-covered clam-shell cases.

Fiske was born in 1883, the son of a military man stationed at Fort Bennett, South Dakota. In 1889 his father hired on as a civilian wagonmaster at Fort Yates, near the Standing Rock Reservation. As a child, Frank attended school both at the fort and at the Indian boarding school. For at least part of his boyhood, Fiske spent learning the trade of photography from S.T. "Dick" Fansler, the post photographer. In 1889, when Fiske was a mere boy of 17, he took over the studio. For the next two decades he photographed the residents of Standing Rock, almost always in their traditional dress. An outstanding collection of portraits by one of the premier photographers of the Sioux.
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<i>Spode Campanula</i> Dinner Service
Lot # 826 - Spode Campanula Dinner Service
English, ca 1980s. A sixty-five piece Spode dinner service in the Campanula pattern, including eleven dinner plates, eleven salad plates, thirteen bread and butter plates, eleven teacups, thirteen saucers and three demitasse cups and saucers, all marked; dinner plate dia. 11 in.
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Alaskan Bone Napkin Rings
Lot # 19 - Alaskan Bone Napkin Rings
set of 10, bone napkin rings of slightly differing sizes, each with two incised lines creating a decorative band featuring an engraving of a whale, multiple species represented; largest diameter 1.5 in.
19th century
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Quarter Plate Ambrotype of a Young Girl with Her Doll and Brother
Lot # - Quarter Plate Ambrotype of a Young Girl with Her Doll and Brother
Quarter plate ambrotype of a young brother and sister, the girl holding her doll.  Housed in a half case affixed with a label identifying the children as Sarah and Will Simon.
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U.S.S. <i>Olympia</i> Commemorative Lantern
Lot # 1118 - U.S.S. Olympia Commemorative Lantern
American, early 20th century. A handled copper lantern with brass applied ornament and back-lit circular panel pierced with the text USS Olympia/May 1 1898 and patterns of stars, all on bracket feet; ht. 29.5, wd. 13, dp. 8.5 in.
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Georgian Side Chairs
Lot # 869 - Georgian Side Chairs
English, 18th century. An assembled group of five Chippendale side chairs - two pairs and a single - in mahogany and walnut, each having a serpentine crest rail with conforming stiles, a pierced splat, and an upholstered slip seat, all rising on square legs; largest oah. 38.25 in.
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<i>Papier Mâché</i>  Dog
Lot # 1288 - Papier Mâché Dog
American. A papier mâché dog figurine seated on an oval base, painted black and white with red collar; ht. 8.5, base wd. 7 in.
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