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Medicine Man (Blackfoot): Plate 173
Graphite and black ink on prepared card
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This item was owned by Esther Nachman (1902-1998), the material great-aunt of the donor. Esther was born in Greece, grew up on the Lower East Side, and spent much of her adult life living in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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