5 April 2000
EDWARD S. CURTIS
The Vanishing Race, Navaho
Gelatin silver print with hand-coloring. 1904. Signed in ink and copyright blindstamp on the recto.
9½ x 12½in. (24.1 x 31.8cm.) In a painted floral stylized frame.
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See: Curtis, The North American Indian 1907-30, Portfolio I, pl. 1; Davis, The Life and Times of a Shadow Catcher, p. 90; Cardozo, Native Nations, p. 123; Graybill and Baesen, Visions of a Vanishing Race, p. 18.
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