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EDWARD S. CURTIS PRIVATE CLIENT PRESENTATION

Piegan Encampment, 1900


“Every part of this earth is sacred to my people. Every mist in the dark woods, every clearing and every humming insect is holy in the memory of my people. Every part of this soil is sacred—every hillside, every valley, every plain and grove—responds lovingly to our footsteps...” —Chief Seattle - Suquamish, 1855


VINTAGE PORTFOLIO PHOTOGRAVURES


On the Little Bighorn - Apsaroke, 1908

Vintage Photogravure; Portfolio IV Plate 114 Provenance: Luther R. and Frances T. Zehner Collection “This picturesque camp of the Apsaroke was on the Little Bighorn River, Montana, a short distance below where the Custer fight occurred.” —The North American Indian


Winter - Apsaroke, 1908

Vintage Photogravure; Portfolio IV Plate 127 Provenance: Luther R. and Frances T. Zehner Collection “In the thick forests along the banks of mountain streams the Apsaroke made their winter camps.” —The North American Indian


Sun Dance Encampment – Piegan, 1900

Vintage Photogravure; Portfolio VI Plate 192 Provenance: Luther R. and Frances T. Zehner Collection “This tribal assembly for the Sun Dance of 1898 comprised about two hundred and thirty tipis, including a number of visiting Blackfeet and Bloods from Canada. The scene is on the Piegan reservation in northern Montana, near Browning.” —The North American Indian


Piegan Encampment, 1900

Vintage Photogravure; Portfolio VI Plate 207 Provenance: Luther R. and Frances T. Zehner Collection “The picture not only presents a characteristic view of an Indian camp on an uneventful day, but also emphasizes the grand picturesqueness of the Piegan, living as they do almost under the shadow of the towering Rocky mountains.” —The North American Indian


Flathead Camp on the Jocko River, 1910

Vintage Photogravure; Portfolio VII Plate 232 This print is from the personal collection of Christopher Cardozo.

“The scene depicts a small camp among the pines on the reservation of the Flatheads in western Montana, the majestic Rocky mountains rising abruptly in the background.” —The North American Indian


“The sunlight does not leave its marks on the grass. So we too pass silently.” —Chief Dan George, Coast Salish “My Heart Soars”


VINTAGE VOLUME PHOTOGRAVURES


After the Snow, 1908

Vintage Photogravure; Volume III


Hide Scraping - Apsaroke, 1908 Vintage Photogravure; Volume IV


Building the Sun Lodge - Cheyenne, 1911 Vintage Photogravure; Volume VI


“It’s such a big dream, I can’t see it all.” —Edward S. Curtis

Edward S. Curtis Self-Portrait, 1899

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