CABINET & BOUDOIR CARDS
Apache Native Americans. Boudoir card-sized photograph by D. C. Desmond, Trinidad, Colorado, circa 1895.
Photograph of Curr-ni-patch, from the Southern Ute Agency, near Ignacio, Colorado; taken by J. A. Boston, Durango, Colorado, circa 1890.
Native Ute Indian Girl from Pojuaque; boudoir card-sized photograph taken by D. B. Chase, Santa Fe, New Mexico, No. 83. Circa 1890.
Coyetera Apaches. Boudoir card-sized photograph. J. L. Clinton, photographer. Commissioned by the Colorado Midland Railway. Colorado Springs, Colorado, circa 1890. Image #2064.
Majestic looking Ute Indian, Niemies, and his Squaw. Boudoir-sized photograph taken by F. S. Balster, Durango, Colorado. Balster was an “Optician” (photographer) located near the Ignacio Agency. Circa 1895. FSB #319.
“Apache Baby,” boudoir-sized photograph taken by J. L. Clinton for the Colorado Midland Railway; although, on border of photograph are the initials of the Atchinson, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad, No. 412. On back, Glenwood Springs dealer, E. Schuster has covered Clinton’s emblem with his, for his store selling Indian & Mexican Curiosities. Circa 1895.
Chief Se-go-witts, or “Sagwitch the Orator,” 1822 – 1887. Se-go-witts was born a Ute, but later in life converted to Mormonism. He and his tribe helped build the Tarbernacle in Salt Lake City, Utah. 1891. No photographer identified.
Ute gathering at Ignacio, near the Southern Indian Agency, circa 1890. Photograph by Edwin A. Wilder, Durango, Colorado.
“Trading with the Indians,” photograph by Eugene E. Glew, circa 1900, Colorado Springs; distributed by H. W. Wyman. Note: slight crease in photographic image on left-hand side.
“The Mummified Indian Maiden,” put on display in Denver by H. H. Tammen in 1884. This Indian Squaw was purportedly found in a cave on the early Ute Reservation (Los Pinos) which became Delta County, Colorado. Miners discovered this Native American woman twenty feet down, wrapped with relics in a large elk hide. It is believed decades after this display was staged this Native American was honorably buried again in southern Colorado.
“Old San Miguel Church,” built in 1583, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Photograph by Christian G. Kaadt, circa 1900.
“Pueblo of Isleta, A. & P. Junction,” Chas. F. Lummis, publisher, circa 1895. Boudoir-sized card. New Mexico Territory.
Ute Bride and Groom; cabinet-card photograph by R. B. Collier (son of Joseph Collier), studio located at 415-1/2 Larimer Street, Denver, Colorado, circa 1880.