Edward Sheriff Curtis

Edward Sheriff Curtis

Visions of the First Americans

Book - 2010
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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.

Publisher: New York : Chartwell Books, 2010
Copyright Date: ♭2011
ISBN: 9780785826507
0785826505
Branch Call Number: 970.00497 C942G 2011
Characteristics: 256 pages : chiefly illustrations, color map, portraits ; 25 x 36 cm
Additional Contributors: Curtis, Edward S. 1868-1952

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