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autographed image of Geronimo
  • United States
  • autographed image of Geronimo, 1898–1909
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • photomechanical print, ink
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 129 x 106 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 1/16 x 4 3/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 147 x 140 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 5 13/16 x 5 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7517

Photograph of a man, identified as Geronimo. He is wearing a headdress with feather, ribbon, and button embellishments along with a dark jacket. The text is handwritten along the facing left side and reads:
The above is the autograph
of Geronimo written in my
presence Frederick T. Cummins
Genl mugr
Indian [illegible]

The image is matted on a dark green mat board with thinner red paperboard behind mat board.