5 October 1999
EDWARD S. CURTIS
Curtis, Edward S.
Gelatin silver print. 1912. Numbered in the negative; signed and dated in ink with embossed credit on the recto.
10 x 16.1/8in. (26.7 x 41cm.) In an orginal Curtis Studio frame.
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