Auction 90, Lot 346

"Set of five plates",

Subject: Native Americans

Period: 1894 (published)

Publication: 11th Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology

Color: Printed Color

Size:
6 x 8 inches
15.2 x 20.3 cm

Nice set of heliotype plates from "A Study of Siouan Cults" by James Owen Dorsey. The prints are made from Indian drawings and depict decorated tipi and the Sun Dance. Two plates are double page, one of which is uncolored.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $50

Closed on 3/15/2000

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