Rare mid-1860's cdv of a Bison's head by Lawrence, Kansas photographer W. H. Lamon. Taken during the height of Buffalo hunting to both deny the Indians food and clear land for the building of the railroad.
Wear as shown in the photo.
$395.00 plus shipping
"W. H. Lamon was trained as a photographer by his brother-in-law, A. G. DaLee, already mentioned. Lamon practiced for himself in Lawrence from 1865 to 1886, when he removed to California, where he died in 1895. Information from A. T. Andreas, History of the State of Kansas, p. 889, and Mrs. A. P. Fey, of Lawrence, a niece of Mr. Lamon."