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Native American Indian photo by Frank Rinehart

Large Native American Indian photograph by Frank Rinehart, titled in negative Black Man : Arapahoe, bottom reads in negative, No. 1452 - Copyright 1898, F. A. Rinehart, Omaha, the man is wearing a rarely photographed Ghost Dance costume. The Ghost Dance originated around 1870, meant to put dancers into a trance-like state where they could see their dead relatives and see the land as it once was before the white man arrived. US newspapers described the dance as a "religious frenzy", worry of an Indian uprising continued to grow and came to a climax when nearly 300 ghost dancers were murdered at Wounded Knee in December of 1890, 10 3/4" x 15 3/4", frame - 20 3/4" x 25". Competitive In-House shipping is available for this lot.

Condition:Good condition, one faint stain under his right foot

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,205
08/18/2021

 

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