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"Ready for the Enemy" Photograph by William Pennington

Item: RFA5022

Material: Photograph

Size: 8" x 10"

Period: vintage

Origin: American

Artist: William Pennington

Price: $1,200.00


Description:
"Ready for the Enemy" Bi-Joshii, the aged Navajo Medicine man and warrior emerges from the guest hogan near Sanostee Trading Post. In 1913 he led the Beautiful Mountain rebellion against American authority. He posed for this Pennington photo in the early 1920's. Quote from "Glass Plates and Wagon Ruts" Images of the Southwest by Lisle Updike and William Pennington. H. Jackson Clark, University Press of Colorado.


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