Lot 126    

Chief Two Guns White Calf, Signed, and Chief Manitou Real Photo Postcards
2/3/2011 - ONLINE American History Timed Auction
Lot of 2, including:

a circa 1927 photograph by T.J. Hileman on a 3.5" x 5.5" postcard with the imprinted title 9524-Chief Two Guns White Calf, Glacier Nat'l Park and Hileman's copyright in the margin, and the chief's inked pictograph signature across his shoulder. Two Guns White Calf (1872-1934), was the last chief of the Pikuni Blackfoot of Montana and is claimed to be the model for the likeness on the Indian Head Nickel.

and a similar photo postcard by an anonymous photographer, inscribed in the negative Chief Manitou, showing a full length view of the aged chief in elaborate beadwork moccasins, leggings, and full headdress.

Both photos blank on verso except for imprinted postcard template. Each lightly worn, Chief Manitou's missing small section of u.r. corner.
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