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3 Early Photos of Totem Poles & Photo of 2 Inuits

A very rare “boudoir” card sized image of a group of carved statues, a totem pole, a carved cross, and a small shrine of Northwest Indians, taken by the Canadian Pacific Railway of a Native American burial ground, circa 1900.This was deaccessioned from the collections of the California Historical Society. By Trueman & Cable, Vancouver.

Matted albumen photo of 7 layer totem pole, labeled, Chief Shake’s new totem pole, Warmcel, Alaska, by A.C. Pillsbury photographer.

Another Pillsbury matted albumen print photo of two totem poles, one with a crouching wolf on top, the other with two figures.

A large matted albumen print photo of two Inuit or Eskimos, a man and a woman, the man wearing a sealskin anorak, the woman wearing a pale fur anorak, both with hoods, circa 1910. Dimensions: The largest is 7 by 9 inches. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $30.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance. 

 

Condition:

All the images are in excellent condition. Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under terms and conditions. Please be advised we do not provide porters nor packing materials for pick ups. We do not accept credit cards.

Estimate: $250 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$242
08/05/2021

 

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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms and Conditions. This auction has a buyer's premium of 21%.  Methods of payment are cash, check, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments. Please note we do not accept credit cards.