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Watkins, Carleton E. Two photographs

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03030.01 Author/Creator: Watkins, Carleton E. Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Photograph Date: 1873 Pagination: 45.5 cm. x 37 cm.

Summary of Content: Photograph of a painting of a steam ship. Group portrait of four unidentified whites and three Indians

People: Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: American Indian HistoryArt, Music, Theater, and FilmSteamboatAmerican West

Sub Era: Reconstruction

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