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The North American Indian Being a Series of Volumes Picturing and Describing the Indians of the United States and Alaska

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The North American Indian Being a Series of Volumes Picturing and Describing the Indians of the United States and Alaska

Artist: Edward S. Curtis (American, 1868 - 1952)

Author: Edward S. Curtis (American, 1868 - 1952)

Publisher: Edward S. Curtis (American, 1868 - 1952)

Editor: Frederick Webb Hodge (American, 1864 - 1956)

Date: 1908
Medium: ink on paper, photogravure on paper; bound brown leather spine and corners with gold embossing on spine, tan fabric boards
Dimensions:
13 × 10 1/4 × 2 1/8 inches (33 × 26 × 5.4 cm)
Classification: Documentary Artifacts
Inscribed: 4477 (lower center on title page, in ink); cat. 4/29/31 (top left edge of title page, in pencil)
Markings: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY LIBRARY (stamp, on title page)
Credit Line: Purchase of the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, 2013
Object number: 2013.2.22
DescriptionPima, Papago, Qahatika, Mohave, Yuma, Maricopa, Walapai, Havasupai, Apache-Mohave
Label Text:In "The North American Indian", Volume 2 Purchase of the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, 2013
Provenance: Acquired by subscription directly from the artist by the National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C.[1]; purchased December 6, 2012 through (Christies, New York, New York,[2]) by (Arader Galleries, New York, New York); purchased June 10, 2013 through (Arader Galleries, New York, New York) by the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to the Stark Museum of Art | [1] This set was stored in the National Geographic Society’s archive housed in the Society’s Washington, D.C. headquarters. | [2] "The National Geographic Collection: The Art of Exploration," December 6, 2012, Christie’s, New York, Rockefeller Plaza, sale 2603, lot 65
Exhibitions:
  • Lasting Impressions: The Work of Edward S. Curtis