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Wild Horse, Comanche Chief
Wild Horse, Comanche Chief
TitleWild Horse, Comanche Chief
DescriptionStudio portrait of a Comanche chief identified as Wild Horse 2 (likely 'Kobay' second chief of the Kwahada Comanche). The subject is seated and wearing an eagle feather war bonnet. The print is on a boudoir card mount, produced by W.L. Sawyers Indian Art Gallery, Purcell, Indian Territory (Oklahoma).
Dateca. 1890s
PhotographerWilliam L. Sawyers
Item TypePhotograph
CollectionNative American/Western Photograph Collection (P23)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,36866
LocationP23, Box 1, Folder 4, Number 10
Local SubjectNative Americans
Comanche Indians
Digital FormatJPEG
Barcode10017455
NotesThe handwritten title on the front of the card reads: "Wild Horse 2 Chief of the Comanches." The verso contains the name of the studio and a brief description of the types of Indian photographs offered to "curiosity seekers."
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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