Mohave Indian Edward S. Curtis Portrait Photo Print for Sale
The vast majority of vintage Edward S. Large numbers of prints could be made with very consistent--and excellent-results. Photogravures are a combination of photography and engraving renowned for their unusual subtlety and fine detail. After the photo was taken and a negative produced, a positive transparency was made.
Mohave Indian Edward S. Curtis Portrait Photo Print
It would be difficult to conceive of a more thorough aboriginal than this Mohave girl. Her eyes are those of the fawn of the forest, questioning the strange things of civilization upon which it gazes for the first time. She is such a type as Father Garces may have viewed on his journey through the Mohave country in Print caption by Edward S. A barren earth and a sunless sky came together, begetting gods and people.
A picture of the primal upland prairies with their waving grass and limpid streams. A glimpse of the life and conditions which are on the verge of extinction. Feeling that the picture expresses so much of the thought that inspired the entire work, the author has chosen it as the first of the series. According to Geronimo's calculation he was at the time seventy-six years of age, thus making the year of his birth The picture was taken at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, the day before the inauguration of President Roosevelt, geronimo being one of the warriors who took part in the inaugural parade at Washington.