Two Superb Edward Curtis North American Indians

    Edward Sheriff Curtis (American, 1868-1952). Two Photogravures: "Henry - Wichita" Plate 656 [and] "Lucero - Domingo" Plate 557 from Curtis's The North American Indian.

    Two superb Curtis photogravures including "Henry" from copyright photograph of 1927 and "Lucero" from copyright photograph of 1925. Both examples engraved by Suffolk Engraving Company, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Some toning to margins, especially at the edges, else near fine. 21.75 x 17.75 inches. Matted.

    These excellent images are taken from Curtis's series taken between 1896 and 1930. Curtis photographed over 80 Indian tribes in North America and Alaska and published The North American Indian, a series of 20 volumes documenting disappearing Indian lifestyles and customs.

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