Lot 368    

Two Baker and Johnston Photographs, Shoshone and Apache Women,
2007, Western & Historic Americana, Dec 6th and 7th
includes Young Shoshone Woman Wearing Dress Decorated with Elk’s Teeth. Albumen cabinet card with imprint of Baker & Johnston, Photographers. This is their earliest logo. This attractive woman wears earrings made of looped Venetian glass beads. Bracelets of similar beads circle both wrists. Her dress is made of red, saved-list wool trade cloth, with an inset collar of blue wool framed in white seed beadwork. Her leather “panel belt” is decorated with both seed beads and brass tacks. AND Always Begging (Counetza), called “Bummer,” Chiricahua Apache, with imprint of Baker & Johnston, Evanston, Wyoming. Listed as number 73 on the back card. A member of Geronimo’s band, the photographer’s caption, verso, indicates she was wounded in right shoulder; captured August 22, 1885. The wolf skin undoubtedly was wrapped around her by the photographer.

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