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1st item: George B. Cornish signed studio photo of Chief Wah-Shun-Guh, Kaw (Kansas) Chief. Signed lower left in white "Copyright 1908 by Geo. B. Cornish" and on the matte "Cornish, Kansas City, Kansas". Housed in a contemporary frame. Sight – 9 1/4" H x 7 1/4" W. Framed – 15 1/2" H x 12 3/8" W. Note: Cornish was a protege of important frontier photographer William S. Prettyman. He purchased Prettyman's studio in 1905 and preserved many of his photographic plates. 2nd item: Iroquois (Mohawk) raised beadwork patriotic trilobated heart-shaped pincushion having central eagle design with two opposing American flags, dated 1919 with beaded fringed border. Housed in a shadowbox frame. Pillow measures approx. 10" H x 9" W. Frame measures 15 1/4" H x 14 1/2" W. The Iroquois Nation in upper New York and Canada regions often made and sold beadwork items including pincushion pillows, purses and photo frames to tourists visiting Niagara Falls and other surrounding areas during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Provenance: Loudon County, TN collection. Condition: 1st item: Not examined out of frame. Some slight toning to matte. Photo overall very good condition. 2nd item: Some fading to pink cloth ground. Beadwork overall very good condition. Not examined out of the frame. CONDITION: 1st item: Not examined out of frame. Some slight toning to matte. Photo overall very good condition. 2nd item: Some fading to pink cloth ground. Beadwork overall very good condition. Not examined out of the frame.