Lot 735

C. 1890 Montana Blackfeet Photograph by G.W. Sage

Estimate: $300 - $600

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This is an original photograph from circa 1890’s of seven Blackfeet Indians alongside the Two-Medicine River, Montana by photography G.W. Sage. The back of the large piece is signed in graphite, “Blackfeet Photo by: G.W. Sage”. The Blackfeet Nation (Blackfoot: Aamsskáápipikani, Pikuni), officially named the Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation of Montana, is a federally recognized tribe of Siksikaitsitapi people with an Indian reservation in Montana. Tribal members primarily belong to the Piegan Blackfeet (Ampskapi Piikani) band of the larger Blackfoot Confederacy that spans Canada and the United States. Overall good condition on hardboard mat, slight tear at top of the photograph, minimal foxing noted, some separation of the first layer of board. Image measurement is 9.5"L x 7.5"W, backing measurement 12"L x 10"W