Holidays.net Online Store

Holdays.net Home


September 28th, 2014
Gold Star Mother's Day

September 28th, 2014
World Heart Day

September 28th, 2014
World Rabies Day

October 1st, 2014
International Day of Older Persons

October 2nd, 2014
International Day of Non-Violence

October 4th, 2014
Feast of St Francis of Assisi

October 4th, 2014
Yom Kippur

October 5th, 2014
World Teachers' Day

October 5th, 2014
Eid-al-Adha

October 6th, 2014
World Habitat Day

October 6th, 2014
Child Health Day

October 8th, 2014
World Day for Natural Disaster Reduction

October 9th, 2014
Leif Erikson Day

October 9th, 2014
World Sight Day

October 9th, 2014
First day of Sukkot

October 9th, 2014
World Post Day

October 10th, 2014
World Mental Health Day

October 11th, 2014
International Day of the Girl Child

October 13th, 2014
Columbus Day

October 13th, 2014
Native Americans' Day

October 13th, 2014
Indigenous People's Day

October 15th, 2014
Last day of Sukkot

October 15th, 2014
White Cane Safety Day

October 15th, 2014
International Day of Rural Women

October 16th, 2014
Boss's Day

October 16th, 2014
World Food Day

October 16th, 2014
Shmini Atzeret/Simchat Torah

October 17th, 2014
'Alaska Day' observed

October 17th, 2014
World Day for Poverty Eradication

October 18th, 2014
Alaska Day

October 23rd, 2014
Diwali/Deepavali

October 24th, 2014
United Nations Day

October 24th, 2014
World Development Information Day

October 25th, 2014
Muharram/Islamic New Year

October 27th, 2014
World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

October 29th, 2014
World Stroke Day

 



Search:

1870's Native American Yuma / Quechan Indian Cabinet Card Photo By Bonine #1 For Sale

1870's Native American Yuma / Quechan Indian Cabinet Card Photo By Bonine #1

Rare, original, 1870's, Albumen Oversize Cabinet Card Photograph of a beautiful, young, Native American, Yuma / Quechan Indian Woman with a wonderful basket on her head. This outstanding, period, Card Mount Photograph measures approx. 4 1/4” by 6 7/8” and is mounted on its original Card Mount (overall size is 4 1/2” by 7 1/4”). Although the individual subject in not identified, an imprint on the card mount identifies the Image as being from the series titled "Yuma Indians, Arizona" Los Angeles, California photographer Elias A. Bonine. The back of the card mount has an allover, printed mark of the photographer with advertising text. The image is numbered within the negative with the number "56" (likely the photographer's catalog number).


The Image features a beautiful, young, bare breasted Yuma Woman wearing an elaborately patterned, fabric skirt and with extensive facial tattooing. Atop her head she balances a wonderfully decorated, woven basket. The Cabinet Card offered here is among the earliest examples of the Photographs produced by Bonine for sale to the public.


Born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Elias Bonine was one of three brothers, all of whom were photographers. Moving to California in 1876, he traveled throughout the state and photographed in remote areas, using his tent as both home and darkroom. He subsequently settled in Lamanda Park, near Pasadena. Bonine was one of the most prolific photographers of Native American portraits in the Cabinet Card format. Unlike the earlier work of government survey photographers or of early anthropologists who used photography as field research, Bonine's images were made for public audience increasingly enthralled by native subjects. His several trips to Arizona in the 1870s and 1880s produced hundreds of portraits of members of the Yuman tribes, including Maricopas.


The Quechan (or Yuma as they were more popularly known) were much photographed by Elias A. Bonine (1843-1916), a photographer from Pasadena, California. Although the Yuma were generally regarded as a peaceful people, they were, when necessary, ferocious in battle. The Quechan / Yuma, who were known as strong distance runners and excellent survivors in the desert environment. They were used by General Crook in the pursuit of the Apache during Geronimo’s War in the 1880’s.


This rare and wonderful, Native American Indian, Boudoir / Oversize Cabinet Card Photograph is in excellent condition. The Photograph exhibits sharp focus, strong contrast and rich, warm tonality. Both the Photograph and the card mount are generally clean and crisp and exceptionally well preserved .


A very rare and very beautiful, 1870’s, Oversize Albumen Cabinet Card Photo of a Native American Yuma Indian Woman by Elias A. Bonine and a fantastic addition to any collection!!!


Be sure to check out this seller’s other sales for a 2 other outstanding, 1870’s Western Americana and Native American Yuma Indian Cabinet Card Photographs by Bonine from this same series which are also being offered for sale this week on !!

Overseasshippping is extra and cost will be quoted at buyers request. Massachusetts residents must add 6.25% sales tax.

Please check out other early and interesting items offered by this seller on . Click Here to See Our Items We Have for Sale in the Gallery and Click Here to Add Us To Your Favorite Sellers List

Click Here to Discover More About this Item and Many Others on Our New Informational / Non-Commercial / Reference Blog - Walnutts.com.

Important Notes about Shipping Charges:

The amount quoted for Shipping & Handling is calculated by and is equal to the EXACT amount charged by the Post Office plus a $1.00 "packing fee" - the $1.00 fee is our only compensation for the virgin packing materials we use on all of our professionally packaged boxes as well as our cost for the salaried help that does most of our packing - as I am sure you can see, we make NO profit on the Shipping charges and, in fact, our costs are usually greater than the $1.00 fee. Please contact us if there are any issues regarding the cost of shipping.



.


1870's Native American Yuma / Quechan Indian Cabinet Card Photo By Bonine #1

This item has been shown 0 times.

Buy Now

1870's Native American Yuma / Quechan Indian Cabinet Card Photo By Bonine #1:
$483




Photo/drawing By Ostendorf Of 1898 Chief American Horse (sioux) And Dull Knife.  picture
Photo/drawing By Ostendorf Of 1898 Chief American Horse (sioux) And Dull Knife.


Antique 10,  Stereoview Cards,
Antique 10, Stereoview Cards,"crow & Siqux,native American,& Yellowstone Park.


Indian Blankets Native American Navajo Wheeler Survey Timothy O'sullivan Photo picture
Indian Blankets Native American Navajo Wheeler Survey Timothy O'sullivan Photo


Yakama Native American Indians Bow & Arrow Ambush Ambuscade Rppc L.v. Mcwhorter  picture
Yakama Native American Indians Bow & Arrow Ambush Ambuscade Rppc L.v. Mcwhorter


Uncommon Tintype 1/4 - Two Couples Including Native American Woman & Irish Man picture
Uncommon Tintype 1/4 - Two Couples Including Native American Woman & Irish Man


C1910 Sioux Indians At Deadwood, South Dakota Panoramic Yardlong Photo picture
C1910 Sioux Indians At Deadwood, South Dakota Panoramic Yardlong Photo


5000 Native American Indian Tribal Craft Tribal Chief Photograph Images On Cdrom picture
5000 Native American Indian Tribal Craft Tribal Chief Photograph Images On Cdrom


Cherokee Nc, Oconaluftee Indian Village Native American Indian Rppc Color Rare picture
Cherokee Nc, Oconaluftee Indian Village Native American Indian Rppc Color Rare


Ketchikan Ak Native American Wayward Husband Totem 1882 Rppc By Schallor Rare picture
Ketchikan Ak Native American Wayward Husband Totem 1882 Rppc By Schallor Rare


1907 Postage Stamp Native American Indian Squal New Mexico Rppc Hand Color Rare picture
1907 Postage Stamp Native American Indian Squal New Mexico Rppc Hand Color Rare