Edward Sherrif Curtis, Native Americans

Swallow Bird (Portfolio 4, Plate #134)

Tags: Figurative, People, Portrait, Time • Past • Future • Now, Vintage

About the artist

Edward S. Curtis (1868–1952) left an enduring mark on the history of photography in his 20-volume life’s work, The North American Indian. Between 1900 and 1930, Curtis traveled across the continent photographing more than seventy Native American tribes. The photographs presented daily activities, customs, and religions of a people he called “a vanishing race.” To … continue reading

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