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Cabinet card portrait of a man purported to be the father of notorious American Indian leader Captain Jack. Verso studio imprint of Mapes, Baxter Springs, KS. The man stands before a wooded studio backdrop and wears a feathered hat and shirt, along with boldly patterned floral pants. His hand rests on a studio prop draped with a printed cloth. Two inscriptions on verso with possible identification information: "Medicine man / Hollow Tooth" inked in blue pen, with "Father of Capt. Jack 105 years old / Madock [sic] Indian" written lightly in pencil. Likely taken after the Modoc people were removed from California and taken to Indian Territory.


Mount with soiling and wear to edges. Irregular creasing along bottom quarter of photograph.

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Cabinet Card Supposedly Featuring the Father of Modoc

Estimate $600 - $800Nov 16, 2018