Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 45: Four Documents Signed by or Related to L.A. Huffman

Auction Date: September 10, 2021

Four Documents by or Related to L.A. Huffman

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Estimated Price: $900 - $1,500

Four Documents by or Related to L.A. Huffman

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Catalog Page: 46
Class: Other
Description:

Included are four documents related to legendary Montana photographer Laton Alton Huffman (1854-1931). 1) Not on Huffman letterhead describing the print "Sioux Chief Spotted Eagle's Village" and the situation in which the original photo was taken, possibly written by Huffman himself but unsigned. An example of this print is available in lot 3056. 2) Two-page letter on Huffman letterhead from L.A. Huffman to a Miss Snively regarding a decision she is making regarding a local school, dated 1900. 3) Note to Huffman from W.J. Johnston Jr. of the 10th Cavalry asking for a picture of him to be sent to a woman, dated 1894. 4) An example of Huffman postcard advertising a small image of his print "After the Buffalo Run, North Montana 1879". Provenance: The John Fox Collection

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All are fine or better with generally only light wear, a few stains, and clear text/imagery.



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