Edward S. Curtis: One Hundred Masterworks

Edward S. Curtis: One Hundred

Showcasing Edward Curtis's most compelling and important works, this beautiful publication highlights both iconic and rarely seen images, demonstrating his artistry and mastery of photographic mediums, and his commitment to documenting and preserving for posterity the Native Americans’ traditions and ways of life. Widely acknowledged as the world’s leading authority on Edward Curtis, author Christopher Cardozo has curated a groundbreaking monograph on internationally renowned photographer Edward Curtis. Curtis’s magnum opus, The North American Indian, the most extensive photographic portrait of Native Americans, is a crucial contribution to the history of America’s Native peoples as well as a testament to his tireless efforts to document and express the spirit of over eighty distinct tribal groups. In this book Cardozo selected from an unmatched private archive of rare and unique Curtis original, vintage photographs. Never before have Curtis’s finest photographs been presented with such fidelity and power in book form. Every style, subject matter, cultural and geographic area, and print medium Curtis worked in is included. The stunning photographs are further enriched and contextualized by essays from world-recognized experts. Creating a unique visual mosaic, the photog...

  • Brand: Cardozo Christopher
  • ASIN: 3791354213

Edward S. Curtis: Visions of the First Americans

Edward S. Curtis: Visions of the First

Edward S. Curtis: Visions of the First Americans is a tribute to the photographer, his work, but above all to the Native Americans he photographed. Chapters on many different Native American tribes make this collection unique. Edward Curtis's recognizable style, saturated with sepia, is immediately recognizable. He captures not only the striking faces of his subjects, but also a glimpse into the lifestyle of each Native American tribe he photographed. Women grind corn, and communities gather outside their traditional living areas. Atop horses, Native Americans ride on the prarie. Papooses are bundled in woven carrying packs, and men are dressed in full feathered regalia. These images paint a picture, known to us now only as a historical memory. Many tribes are featured in this volume, from the familiar Apache and Navaho to lesser-known tribes. This book will draw in readers who are interested in world cultures, along with photography buffs and historians. This hardcover volume is a wonderful addition to any library.

  • Brand: Chartwell Books
  • ASIN: 0785826505

The North American Indian: The Complete Portfolios

The North American Indian: The Complete

In search of a lost time: The complete portfolios by Edward S. Curtis on Native Americans   At the turn of the 20th century, the American photographer Edward Sheriff Curtis (1868–1952) started on his 30-year project to produce a monumental study of North American Indians. Using an approach that was both artistically and scientifically ambitious, he recorded, in words and pictures, the traces of the traditional Indian way of life that was already beginning to die out.With tireless personal commitment Curtis visited 80 American Indian tribes from the Mexican border to the Bering Strait, gaining their confidence through his patience and sensitivity. His work was printed in 20 volumes between 1907 and 1930 as The North American Indian, but with only 272 copies, originals became extremely rare.This book gathers Curtis’ entire American Indian portfolio into one publication, offering renewed access to and appreciation of his extraordinary achievement, which is as much a precious historical document as a triumph of the photographic form.   About the Series:Bibliotheca Universalis — Compact cultural companions celebrating the eclectic TASCHEN universe at an unbeatable, democratic price!Since we started our work as cultural archaeologists in 1980, the name TASCHEN has become...

  • Brand: Taschen
  • ASIN: 3836550563

Indian Days of the Long Ago (Classic Reprint)

Indian Days of the Long Ago (Classic

Excerpt from Indian Days of the Long AgoThe camp of Lone Pine, chief of the Salish, or Flatheads, was onithe banks of the Red Willow River, 'a beautiful stream flowing through the forests of the Bitterroot Mountains, in what we now call western Montana. Its cold, trans lucent waters come from the springs and snows far up among the mountain crags.Beautiful lodges or tepees made from the dressed Skins of buffalo and elk were scattered everywhere among the pines.The village was like the camps of hundreds of other Indian chiefs or head men, which stood beside the forest stream, by the quiet brook of the open plain, by the lake in the mountains, or on the grassy bank of the prairie lake.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to p...

  • ASIN: 1332437591

Native Nations: First North Americans as Seen by Edward Curtis

Native Nations: First North Americans as Seen by

A collection of 125 photographs from turn-of-the-century photographer Edward Curtis chronicles the passing glory of the native American nations.

  • Brand: Brand: Bulfinch
  • ASIN: 0821220527

Edward S. Curtis: Coming to Light

Edward S. Curtis: Coming to

Bold, sometimes abrasive, forever passionate, Edward Curtis was the quintessential romantic visionary. Curtis struggled through an impoverished boyhood in Minnesota to become a successful society photographer in Seattle. But he soon moved far beyond weddings and studio portraits to his life’s work—a multi-volume photographic and ethnogrpahic work on the vanishing world of the North American Indian. Initially, Teddy Roosevelt and J.P. Morgan backed the ambitious project. But as the work stretched over years, Curtis found himself alone with his vision, struggling to finance himself and his crews. The 20-volume North American Indians, finally completed in 1930, cost Curtis his marriage, his friendships, his home, and his health. By the time he died in 1952, he and his monumental work had lapsed into obscurity. In this richly designed book, Anne Makepeace, creator of an award-winning documentary on Curtis’s life, reexamines the lasting impact of his work. Curtis’s photographs, once ignored, now serve as a link between the romantic past and contemporary Native American communities, who have used his images to reclaim and resurrect their traditions.

  • Brand: National Geographic
  • ASIN: 0792264045

Hupa Indian in Sugar Bowl Edward S. Curtis 11x14 Silver Halide Photo Print

Hupa Indian in Sugar Bowl Edward S. Curtis

Edward S. Curtis photo of a Hupa Indian man with a spear, standing on a rock midstream, in background, fog partially obscures the trees on the mountainsides.PHOTOGRAPHER / CREDIT: Edward S. CurtisABOUT OUR PHOTOGRAPHSIf you're looking for the highest quality photo available of this image, then we're confident that you've found it. We actually do things different here, mixing the best of today's print and restoration technologies with old fashioned hard work and artistry. People still make the artistic decisions, not computers. And we print real light exposed and chemical processed prints using Kodak Professional Endura archival photo paper. Since our start online in 2001, we've served more than 30,000 customers with a 99.9% satisfaction rating. What you are buying here is a REAL PHOTOGRAPH! At The McMahan Photo Art Gallery & Archive, you are always buying the best!Each print is given a final inspection before leaving the studio, then is sealed in archival plastic and properly packaged to survive the journey to you. Every order is backed by our 30 Day 100% RAVING FAN GUARANTEE! In the unlikely event that your print is damaged, lost, or if you are not totally thrilled by your new print, you are entitled to your choice of an exchange or a refund. Isn't that how it should be? We real...

  • Brand: The McMahan Photo Art Gallery & Archive
  • ASIN: B004GN9R9W

Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis

Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic

  • Brand: Unknown
  • ASIN: B006R8PH4I

Edward S. Curtis: The Women

Edward S. Curtis: The

The first collection of Edward S. Curtis' stunning, evocative and hugely popular portraits of Native American Women--with never-before-published images.

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  • ASIN: 0821228951

The Plains Indian Photographs of Edward S. Curtis

The Plains Indian Photographs of Edward S.

The traditional cultures of the Indians of the Great Plains—Lakotas, Cheyennes, Wichitas, Arikaras, Crows, Osages, Assiniboins, Comanches, Crees, and Mandans, among others—are recalled in stunning detail in this collection of photographs by Edward S. Curtis (1868–1952). Curtis is the best-known photographer of Native Americans because of his monumental work, The North American Indian (1907–1930), which consists of twenty portfolios of large photogravures and twenty volumes of text on more than eighty Indian groups in the West. He took pictures of Plains Indians for over twenty years, and his photographs reflect both prevailing attitudes about Indians and Curtis's own vision of differences among the Native peoples whom he photographed. Curtis's photographs have exerted an enduring influence—both positive and negative—on mainstream American culture. They have inspired countless books, articles, and photographic exhibitions, and they continue to appear on posters, postcards, and other souvenirs. Accompanying the remarkable array of images in this book are essays by leading scholars that place the photographs within their proper critical, cultural, and historical contexts. The scholars contributing to this work are Martha H. Kennedy, Martha A. Sandweiss, Mick Gidley, and...

  • Brand: Brand: University of Nebraska Press
  • ASIN: 0803215126

Edward S. Curtis Portraits: The Many Faces of the Native American

Edward S. Curtis Portraits: The Many Faces of

In 1906 J.P. Morgan commissioned Edward S. Curtis to produce a series of books depicting Native American life. Curtis’ goal was to not just photograph but to document as much of traditional Native life as possible before it disappeared. During his project, Curtis made over 10,000 wax cylinder recordings of Native languages and music, and took over 40,000 photographs of peoples from over eighty tribes. He recorded tribal lore and history, and he described traditional foods, housing, garments, recreation, ceremonies, and funeral customs. He wrote biographical sketches of tribal leaders, and his material, in most cases, is the only recorded history of these amazing peoples. Curtis had a remarkable knack for portraiture. His skill at capturing the intensity of his subjects, the grim reality of their surroundings, and the unquenchable spirit of the people was second to none. From Alaska to Mexico, Edward S. Curtis Portraits: The Many Face of the Native American features over 250 portraits in a compact volume.

  • ASIN: 0785835598

Sacred Legacy: Edward S. Curtis And The North American Indian

Sacred Legacy: Edward S. Curtis And The North

One hundred years ago, Edward Sheriff Curtis began a thirty-year odyssey to photograph and document the lives and traditions of the Native peoples of North America. This monumental project was hailed by The New York Herald as "the most gigantic undertaking since the making of the King James edition of the Bible." In this landmark volume, almost 200 of the finest examples of Cu rt is's photographs are reproduced with startling fidelity to his original prints. Produced to the very highest standards, Sacred Legacy presents Curtis's work without compromise for the first time in the modern era. Taken together, these profound images constitute no less than the core and essence of his life's work. Until now, virtually none of Curtis's photographs have been reproduced in a manner that captures the clarity and richness of his original master prints. In Sacred Legacy, his greatest images are reproduced from the finest source materials available -- a significant number from breathtaking platinum, gold, and silver prints. All have been carefully selected for pub lication and for an accompanying international exhibition by Curtis authority Christopher Cardozo. In an effort to bring a new understanding to Curtis's monumental work, Sacred Legacy was developed according to the organizing prin...

  • ASIN: 0743203747

Edward Curtis: Pacific Northwest Tribes - 285+ Native American Indian Photographs

Edward Curtis: Pacific Northwest Tribes - 285+ Native

(Revised 3/2014 - We have combined our Edward Curtis: Pacific Northwest Tribes (A-K) & (L-Z) books into one larger volume with HD (high definition) images. Now with over 285+ Photographic Reproductions covering 20 different Native American Tribes.)EDWARD CURTIS: PACIFIC NORTHWEST TRIBES Art Book contains 285+ HD Photographic Reproductions of Native American Indian Life in the Pacific Northwest with annotations, biography, tribal information and resource links. Book includes Table of Contents and is formatted for all Kindle devices, Kindle for iOS and Android tablets (use rotate and/or zoom feature on landscape/horizontal images for optimal viewing).Pacific Northwest TribesAchomawiChimakumChukchansi YokutsClayoquotCowichanHaidaHesquiahtHupaKarokKlamathKwakiutl & KoskimoLummiMakahNootkaPuget Sound SalishQuinaultSkokomishTolowaYurokEdward Sheriff Curtis was born on February 16, 1868 in Whitewater, Wisconsin. His father, Reverend Asahel “Johnson” Curtis, was also a Civil War Veteran. Although he had purchased and attempted to work a farm, Rev. Curtis was so weakened by the war that the family suffered severe poverty and hardship. In 1874 they moved to Minnesota to work with Rev. Curtis’ father, also named Asahel, in his grocery store. He was also the Postmaster. Even after m...

  • ASIN: B00ASNL5P8

"Cañon de Chelly" Edward S. Curtis Native American Indian Art Photograph

"Cañon de Chelly" Edward S. Curtis Native American

"Cañon de Chelly - Navaho" Limited to 100 prints, each print is hand numbered. The image is printed on mold-made, 100% cotton rag watercolor paper imported from France. The image size is 12.75x9.5 inches. The paper size is 15 x 22 inches. The image is printed using specially engineered ink technology for optimum image quality and over 100 years of lightfastness. Guaranteed to be new and in mint condition. The result is a stunning work, handsome, moody and would look great with any decor. We use the same printer as the Museum of Fine Art in Boston. The image is printed "Giclee". Giclee is a high-resolution digital print that is created by a series of tiny jets spraying millions of droplets of printing ink onto the highest quality archival artists' paper. The spray generates more than four million droplets of ink per second; hence, the name Giclee, which is French for "fine spray." A precise computer control panel insures consistency of hue, value, and density. Giclees are of such phenomenal quality that even some art experts have difficulty telling a Giclee from an original. This fact has prompted museums and collectors to substitute Giclees for originals, thereby safeguarding priceless works in vaults. Since the Giclee process produces a combination of 512 chromatic changes (wi...

  • Brand: isellart
  • ASIN: B0084PSHO4

The North American Indians: A Selection of Photographs by Edward S. Curtis

The North American Indians: A Selection of Photographs

It is thus near to Nature that much of the life of the Indian still is; hence its story, rather than being replete with statistics of commercial conquests, is a record of the Indian's relations with and his dependence on the phenomena of the universe--the trees and shrubs, the sun and stars, the lightning and rain--for these to him are animate creatures. Even more than that, they are deified, therefore are revered and propitiated, since upon them man must depend for his well being.--Edward S. Curtis, The North American IndiansBetween 1896 and 1930, Edward S. Curtis documented Native Americans and their way of life in the western United States and British Columbia. His efforts resulted in a 20-volume visual record accompanied by text--a document unequaled in the history of photography. 68 photographs from the original collection have been selected for this Aperture book; the result is a compilation of Curtis' best-known images documenting the Native American way of life.Joseph Epes Brown, author of The Sacred Pipe and The Spiritual Legacy of the American Indian, has written an insightful introduction, and has also selected texts to accompany the photographs to suggest the quality of mood and message that Curtis wanted to convey.

  • Brand: Brand: Aperture
  • ASIN: 089381492X

Edward S. Curtis: Portraits From North American Indian Life

Edward S. Curtis: Portraits From North American Indian

This 2006 reprint edition is faithful to the style and quality of the now famous 1972 edition.

  • ASIN: 1603760814

The Art of Edward S. Curtis: Photographs from The North American Indian

The Art of Edward S. Curtis: Photographs from

Features the painstaking chronicle of Edward S. Curtis between 1899 and 1929, during which he examined the vanishing life of the North American Indians; and includes more than eighty of his gold-toned photographs.

  • Brand: Brand: Charatwell Books, Inc.
  • ASIN: 0785804102

Edward Curtis: New Southwest Tribes - 400 Native American Indian Photographs

Edward Curtis: New Southwest Tribes - 400 Native

EDWARD CURTIS: NEW SOUTHWEST TRIBES Art Book contains 400 HD Photographic Reproductions of 22 different Native American Tribes in the New Southwest area of the United States. Book includes Table of Contents, annotations, biography, tribal information and resource links. Formatted for all Kindle devices, Kindle for iOS and Android tablets (use rotate and/or zoom feature on landscape/horizontal images for optimal viewing).New Southwest Tribes:AcomaApacheCochitiHavasupaiHopiHualapaiIsletaJemezJicarillaKeresanLagunaMaricopaMohaveNavaho (Current: Navajo)PimaQahatikaTaosTewaTohono O'OdhamWhite Mountain Apache IndianYumaZuñiEdward Sheriff Curtis was born on February 16, 1868 in Whitewater, Wisconsin. His father, Reverend Asahel “Johnson” Curtis, was also a Civil War Veteran. Although he had purchased and attempted to work a farm, Rev. Curtis was so weakened by the war that the family suffered severe poverty and hardship. In 1874 they moved to Minnesota to work with Rev. Curtis’ father, also named Asahel, in his grocery store. He was also the Postmaster. Even after moving, the Curtis family’s life was difficult. Edward, also called Eddy, often supplemented the family dinner table with whatever he could catch—muskrats, snapping turtles, fish. He left school in sixth grade, a...

  • ASIN: B00J91VI2A

Papers of Edward S. Curtis Relating to Custer's Last Battle

Papers of Edward S. Curtis Relating to Custer's

First Edition. Available now. Will ship within 2 days.

  • ASIN: 091278329X

Edward Curtis: Tribal Portraits - 750+ Photographic Reproductions - 88 Native American Indian Tribes

Edward Curtis: Tribal Portraits - 750+ Photographic Reproductions

(Revised 10/2014 - 750+ HD Tribal Portraits formatted for Kindle HDX, HD, Kindle for iOS and Android tablets with annotations and Edward Curtis biography.)EDWARD CURTIS: TRIBAL PORTRAITS Art Book contains 750+ HD Tribal portraits of 88 different Native American Tribes. Book includes; Annotations, Edward Curtis Biography, Table of Contents, Top 50 Museums of the World and is compatible with all Kindle devices, Kindle for iOS and Android tablets (use rotate and/or zoom feature on landscape/horizontal images for optimal viewing).Edward Sheriff Curtis was born on February 16, 1868 in Whitewater, Wisconsin. His father, Reverend Asahel “Johnson” Curtis, was also a Civil War Veteran. Although he had purchased and attempted to work a farm, Rev. Curtis was so weakened by the war that the family suffered severe poverty and hardship. In 1874 they moved to Minnesota to work with Rev. Curtis’ father, also named Asahel, in his grocery store. He was also the Postmaster. Even after moving, the Curtis family’s life was difficult. Edward, also called Eddy, often supplemented the family dinner table with whatever he could catch—muskrats, snapping turtles, fish. He left school in sixth grade, and soon after, built himself a camera, after discovering a camera lens brought home by his fat...

  • ASIN: B005BXYNX6

Edward Curtis: The Master Prints

Edward Curtis: The Master

Edward S. Curtis was the greatest photographer of Native Americans that this country has ever produced. Curtis photographed more than eighty Native American tribes at what for many was the penultimate moment of their existence in a period spanning more than three decades. Seen in Curtis's photographs, these are peoples of free-reining spirit set in the vastness of a primal continent. Included are a selection of Curtis's master prints, which have never been seen before, and other prints that comprised Curtis's last great exhibition, mounted in 1906 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York. Donated to the Peabody Essex Museum in 1906, these prints have never been exhibited since. This selection of photographs, which survive intact from almost one hundred years ago, proves that Curtis was not only a great photographer but also one of the most important artists ever produced in America. With this book, accompanied by a radical reappraisal of Curtis's work and place in American art by photographic historian Clark Worswick, Edward Curtis joins the ranks of John James Audubon, whose works on a uniquely American natural history subject admit no contemporary comparison.

  • Brand: Brand: Arena Editions
  • ASIN: 1892041448

Edward S. Curtis Hopi American Indian Women 11x14 Silver Halide Photo Print

Edward S. Curtis Hopi American Indian Women 11x14

Edward S. Curtis photo of three Hopi women at the top of adobe steps in New Mexico.PHOTOGRAPHER / CREDIT: Edward S. Curtis CollectionABOUT OUR PHOTOGRAPHSIf you're looking for the highest quality photo available of this image, then we're confident that you've found it. We actually do things different here, mixing the best of today's print and restoration technologies with old fashioned hard work and artistry. People still make the artistic decisions, not computers. And we print real light exposed and chemical processed prints using Kodak Professional Endura archival photo paper. Since our start online in 2001, we've served more than 30,000 customers with a 99.9% satisfaction rating. What you are buying here is a REAL PHOTOGRAPH! At The McMahan Photo Art Gallery & Archive, you are always buying the best!Each print is given a final inspection before leaving the studio, then is sealed in archival plastic and properly packaged to survive the journey to you. Every order is backed by our 30 Day 100% RAVING FAN GUARANTEE! In the unlikely event that your print is damaged, lost, or if you are not totally thrilled by your new print, you are entitled to your choice of an exchange or a refund. Isn't that how it should be? We really want to make you into one of our raving fans!Robert McMahanF...

  • Brand: The McMahan Photo Art Gallery & Archive
  • ASIN: B004GN7T0Q

Hygge: Discovering The Danish Art Of Happiness – How To Live Cozily And Enjoy Life’s Simple Pleasures

Hygge: Discovering The Danish Art Of Happiness –

Do you sometimes feel like your life is a mad rush without ending or meaning?Would you like to find something that offers relaxation, happiness and contentment, all rolled into one?In today’s world, we all experience some hectic days in our careers, family, and social lives. But if you are always stressed, then you need to closely examine how your busyness is affecting your quality of life. The solution is to adopt the Hygge lifestyle that encompasses the positivity and enjoyment that one can get from simple everyday things. By incorporating Hygge into your life, you’ll learn how to put down the phone, pick up that mixing bowl, paint brush, or other dream you’ve been putting off and immerse yourself in the present with warmth and connection.DOWNLOAD:: Hygge -- Discovering the Danish Art of HappinessThe goal of this book is simple: We will teach you a new perspective on life and how to embrace the idea of slowing down, appreciating the small things and seeing the beauty in everyday moments.You will learn:Hygge’s origins and why it matters in today’s world.How to enjoy life’s simple pleasures and fully embrace minimalism.How to incorporate Hygge into all aspects of your life - even if you’re on a budget.How Hygge is more than just a concept Millions of people around t...

  • ASIN: B073YNV9GP

Edward S. Curtis: The Great Warriors

Edward S. Curtis: The Great

One hundred compelling photographs present a series of evocative portraits of Native Americans from the turn of the century, in a large-format visual study enhanced by informative essays on Edward S. Curtis and his work. 25,000 first printing.

  • Brand: Brand: Bulfinch
  • ASIN: 0821228943

Edward S. Curtis

Edward S.

In search of a lost time: The most complete document of America's indigenous peoples   For over thirty years, photographer Edward Sheriff Curtis (1868-1952) traveled the length and breadth of North America, seeking to record in words and images the traditional life of its vanishing indigenous inhabitants. Like a man possessed, he strove to realize his life’s work, which culminated in the publication of his encyclopedia The North American Indian. In the end, this monumental work comprised twenty textual volumes and twenty portfolios with over 2000 illustrations. No other photographer has created a larger oeuvre on this theme, and it is Curtis, more than any other, who has crucially molded our conception of Native Americans. This book shows the photographer’s most impressive pictures and vividly details his journey through life, which led him not only into the prairies but also into the film studios of Hollywood.

  • Brand: Taschen
  • ASIN: 3836539284

The North American Indian: The Complete Portfolios

The North American Indian: The Complete

  • Brand: Brand: Taschen
  • ASIN: 382288183X

Tsawatenok Girl Native North American Indian 8.5x11" Photo Print, Edward Curtis Photography

Tsawatenok Girl Native North American Indian 8.5x11" Photo

This photo print reproduces one of the works of the great American Photographer Edward S. Curtis. Here we have an image of a Tsawatenok Woman, a native North American Indian of British Columbia. Originally published in 1914. Image is printed on 8.5 x 11 inch quality photo stock. This photo poster has a 1/4 inch border around the image which is ready for framing.

  • Brand: Goods Galore
  • ASIN: B07664BVHT
  • UPC: 689179506324

Edward S Curtis (Edward S Curtis - With more than 80 black and white photographs)

Edward S Curtis (Edward S Curtis - With

10 1/2 INCHES WIDE 14 1/2 INCHES LONG. EDWARD S. CURTIS - MORE THAN 80 BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHS - A GREAT GIFT AS A COFFEE TABLE BOOK -

  • ASIN: B00EMJNRAA

The Image Taker: The Selected Stories and Photographs of Edward S. Curtis (Library of Perennial Philosophy. American Indian Traditions)

The Image Taker: The Selected Stories and Photographs

The work of Edward Curtis captures forever the images, myths, and histories of a vanishing age. The Image Taker features essential selections of photographs and the seldom- seen tribal stories recorded and preserved by Curtis in his 20-volume masterpiece, The North American Indian, offering the reader a bridge through time to the last generation of Indians from the Buffalo Days of pre-reservation life.

  • Brand: Brand: World Wisdom
  • ASIN: 1933316705

Edward Sheriff Curtis

Edward Sheriff

Edward Sheriff Curtis (1868-1952) is best known for his outstanding documentary record of the North American Indian tribes from the first decades of the twentieth century. His portrayal of their ceremonies and daily work, his mesmerizing close-up portraits, and his powerful landscapes of the American West were intended to serve as an anthropological resource on a ''vanishing race''. Curtis's project was published in The North American Indian, a series of luxurious volumes funded by financier J.P. Morgan and President Theodore Roosevelt. These remain among the most collectible and sought-after photobooks in the history of the medium. The American Indian cultures have not disappeared altogether as Curtis feared, but his project's success lies in its powerful record of faces and places that mark a bygone era in American history. His photographs, which portray over 80 separate tribes, are marked by dramatic lighting, sensitivity, and beauty. This introductory monograph includes a range of portraits, landscapes, and pictures from around the American West alongside examples of Curtis s studio portraiture, which was more typical of the Pictorialist photography of his time. This is the perfect book for students and enthusiasts of early twentieth-century photography, history, anthropology...

  • Brand: Brand: Phaidon
  • ASIN: 0714841765

Edward S. Curtis Cheyenne Indian on Horse 8x10 Silver Halide Photo Print

Edward S. Curtis Cheyenne Indian on Horse 8x10

Photo of a Cheyenne Indian, wearing headdress, on horseback in the Valley of the Rosebud.PHOTOGRAPHER / CREDIT: Edward S. CurtisABOUT OUR PHOTOGRAPHSIf you're looking for the highest quality photo available of this image, then we're confident that you've found it. We actually do things different here, mixing the best of today's print and restoration technologies with old fashioned hard work and artistry. People still make the artistic decisions, not computers. And we print real light exposed and chemical processed prints using Kodak Professional Endura archival photo paper. Since our start online in 2001, we've served more than 30,000 customers with a 99.9% satisfaction rating. What you are buying here is a REAL PHOTOGRAPH! At The McMahan Photo Art Gallery & Archive, you are always buying the best!Each print is given a final inspection before leaving the studio, then is sealed in archival plastic and properly packaged to survive the journey to you. Every order is backed by our 30 Day 100% RAVING FAN GUARANTEE! In the unlikely event that your print is damaged, lost, or if you are not totally thrilled by your new print, you are entitled to your choice of an exchange or a refund. Isn't that how it should be? We really want to make you into one of our raving fans!Robert McMahanFounde...

  • Brand: The McMahan Photo Art Gallery & Archive
  • ASIN: B004G34Z1M

Prayer to the Great Mystery: The Uncollected Writings and Photography of Edward S. Curtis

Prayer to the Great Mystery: The Uncollected Writings

Celebrates the works of Edward S. Curtis, a famous photographer and chronicler of Native American history, in a collection that includes hundreds of photographs that have never before appeared in any volume.

  • ASIN: 0312135912

Edward S. Curtis: Visions of the First Americans

Edward S. Curtis: Visions of the First

The book includes many regions, tribes and ages of people, and in some ways even some of the more negative aspects of his photographs are invaluable because they informed much of the mainstream American (worldwide, really) mythology that surrounds First Nations peoples of North America. The photos are somewhere between documentary and romanticism. Where he could have taken straight documentary photos of poverty and tattered Western/white clothing, he instead staged warrior meetings on horseback and the like.

  • ASIN: B005MZ6YQM

Pomo Baskets C1924 Nmagnesite Beads And Woven Baskets Made By Pomo Native Americans In California Photograph By Edward Curtis C1924 Poster Print by (18 x 24)

Pomo Baskets C1924 Nmagnesite Beads And Woven Baskets

Pomo Baskets, C1924. /Nmagnesite Beads And Woven Baskets Made By Pomo Native Americans In California. Photograph By Edward Curtis, C1924. is a licensed reproduction that was printed on Premium Heavy Stock Paper which captures all of the vivid colors and details of the original. The overall paper size is 18.00 x 24.00 inches. This print is ready for hanging or framing and would make a great addition to your home or office decor.

  • Color: Varies
  • Brand: Posterazzi
  • ASIN: B07C81YZGG

Portraits from North American Indian Life

Portraits from North American Indian

More than eighty full-sized portraits capture the beauty and pathos of native American life in what the author calls "a record of the Indian's relations with and his dependence on the phenomena of the universe."

  • Brand: Brand: A n W Visual Library
  • ASIN: 089104003X

Apsaroke Indian with headdress Edward Curtis Photograph (12x18 Art Print, Wall Decor Travel Poster)

Apsaroke Indian with headdress Edward Curtis Photograph (12x18

This original high-quality art print from Lantern Press boasts sharp detail and vivid imagery of Apsaroke Indian with headdress Edward Curtis Photograph (12x18 Art Print, Wall Decor Travel Poster). Printed on heavy stock paper using a high-end digital printing press guarantees: color accuracy, durable imaging, and the highest print resolution available. This print is 100% Made in America. Paper size measures 18 x 12 in with an image size of 17 5/8 x 11 5/8 in, perfect for framing. We use only fine art inks, which are fade-resistant, museum-quality archival quality, with acid-free pigment. Art print will ship in a sturdy art tube, protected in a water-proof sleeve. Lantern Press is a dynamic art company that specializes in the world's leading imagery. Our collection includes original works created by our in-house art team, photography, home & office decor trends, vintage art, and more. Your support allows us to continue doing what we love - creating beautiful art.

  • Color: Multi
  • Brand: Lantern Press
  • ASIN: B017Z0S6XU

Native American Photography at the Smithsonian

Native American Photography at the

This book of hauntingly beautiful Native American portraits reflects the tragic history of the Cheyenne, Sioux, Pawnee, Cherokee, and other groups whose leaders traveled to Washington in the mid-nineteenth-century to negotiate treaties with the US government. As compelling as the famous photographs of Indians by Edward S. Curtis, these unique images provide a close-up, unromanticized record of Native American life at a critical time in the history of relations between the US government and Native Americans, just after the Civil War and at the beginning of the great westward expansion of US territories. The images form the core of the Smithsonian's extensive collection of Native American photographs and of important collections in many other major museums around the world.Paula Fleming recounts the history of this collection, which was the Smithsonian's—and perhaps the country's—first photographic exhibit. A succint biography of A. Zeno Shindler, the photographer, is followed by a thoughtful examination of the key events surrounding the Indian delegations in Washington, providing for the first time a comprehensive picture of a poignant moment in history.

  • Brand: Brand: Smithsonian Books
  • ASIN: 1588341216

Nez Perce Indian on Horseback Edward Curtis Photograph (36x24 Gallery Wrapped Stretched Canvas)

Nez Perce Indian on Horseback Edward Curtis Photograph

This original high-quality stretched canvas art print from Lantern Press boasts sharp detail and vivid imagery of Nez Perce Indian on Horseback Edward Curtis Photograph (36x24 Gallery Wrapped Stretched Canvas). - 100% Made in America! - High grade cotton artist canvas - Canvas Size: 36" x 24" x 1.5" - Top grade kiln dried pine stretcher bars - Archival ink: UV resistant, color safe, fade resistant - Ready to hang! We use only fine art inks, which are fade-resistant, museum-quality archival quality, with acid-free pigment. Canvas will ship in a very sturdy box, protected in a water-proof sleeve. Lantern Press is a dynamic art company that specializes in the world's leading imagery. Our collection includes original works created by our in-house art team, photography, home & office decor trends, vintage art, and more. Your support allows us to continue doing what we love - creating beautiful art.

  • Color: Multi
  • Brand: Lantern Press
  • ASIN: B0184A7ER4

North American Indians: a Book of 21 Postcards

North American Indians: a Book of 21

A book of 21 postcards (printed on postcard stock) of North American Indians of the past and present.

  • ASIN: 1563138735

Infinite Photographs Photo: The cliffs,Canyon de Chelly,Arizona,AZ,Landscape,Nature,c1905,Edward Curtis

Infinite Photographs Photo: The cliffs,Canyon de Chelly,Arizona,AZ,Landscape,Nature,c1905,Edward

Photograph Description: The cliffs, Canyon de Chelly, Ariz. Creator(s): Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952, photographer Published: c1905. Summary: Four people on horseback and cliffs in background. Notes: Copyright by Edward S. Curtis. No. 1029-04. Subjects: Cliffs--Arizona--1900-1910. Chelly, Canyon de (Ariz.)--1900-1910. Photographic prints--1900-1910.

  • Brand: Infinite Photographs
  • ASIN: B06X9F3SHV
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