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Lot 0054
Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952 Los Angeles, CA), ''A Cowichan Mask'' and ''The Bear Costume - Nootka'', two photogravures framed together under glass, the first: printed title and inscription in the lower margin: From Copyright Photograph 1912 by E.S. Curtis, image size: 7'' H x 5'' W, the second: printed title and inscription in the lower margin: From Copyright Photograph 1915 by E.S. Curtis, image size: 7.5'' H x 5.5'' W; Beverly B. Dobbs (1868-1937 Seattle, WA), Alaskan Indian woman, signed, dated and inscribed in the negative lower right: Copyright 1903 by B.B. Dobbs 123, gelatin silver print on paper under glass, sight size: 9.25'' H x 7'' W; William Marion Pennington (1874-1940 Durango, CO), ''Ute Indian'', signed and with copyright symbol in ink lower right: Pennington, titled in ink lower left, photochrome on paper under glass, sight size: 9.25'' H x 5.25'' W; Patridge Photo Company of Portland Boudoir Card, ''Auk Indians, Juneau, Alaska, U.S.'', numbered in the negative: 7850, card dimensions: 5.5'' H x 8.5'' W, Artura real black and white photo vintage postcard, Indian boy standing in full headdress, 1910-1924, paper size: 5.5'' H x 3.5'' W, five pieces, est: $300/500
Provenance: Private Collection, Ventura, CA

Condition

Curtis: Each: Generally good condition. Minor toning to the paper. Affixed to the front mat with paper tape along the upper, left and right edges. Paper margin edges overlap under the matting. ''Cowichan'' with a 1'' vertical tear in the lower margin. Dobbs: Minor toning to the paper. A scattered quarter-sized area of spots of stain in the left center. Scattered minor specks of foxing in the background. Not examined out of the mat. Pennington: Generally good condition. Not examined out of the mat. Partridge Publisher: Toning and yellowish discoloration to the photo. Toning to the card, with soiling and the left edge corners bent. Spots of stain in the upper center and lower center card margins. Loose, not matted or framed. Postcard: Surface scuffs and scattered minor indentations throughout. Minor soiling from handling along the edges. Verso edges with scuffing to the paper surface and remnants of adhesive.

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Five Pacific Northwest and Southwest Indian portraits,

Estimate $300 - $500Sep 24, 2016
145 East Walnut Avenue
Monrovia, CA 91016
United States
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