A highly important series including “the only known photograph of the ritual smoking of a peace pipe among the Native Americans in the 19th century”GARDNER, ALEXANDER
An Exceptional Group of 32 Fort Laramie Treaty Photographs. Fort Laramie, Wyoming Territory, 1868
This important set of 32 Alexander Gardner photographs documents a landmark event in the history of the American West and includes the only known photograph of the ritual smoking of a peace pipe. Each photograph is titled and numbered in Gardner’s hand.