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The Art of Edward S. Curtis

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Edward Curtis was not the first to photograph Native Americans, but he was certainly among the most prolific and influential. His photographic studies of Native Americans were the result of over 30 years of work, and they have done much to shape the world's perceptions of Native Americans.
Over 100 carefully made reproductions of his finest work are presented in this exquis
Hardcover, 127 pages
Published 1995 by Chartwell Books
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The volume of Curtis' photos includes an introduction that gives an outline of the life and work of Curtis, in the context of his era. It is interesting that Curtis had very little formal education, and came from a family that was poor; however, his father, after serving for two years in the Civil War on the Union side, brought home a camera lens, and later Curtis obtained a book, which explained how a camera could be made. He built his first camera by himself and thus began his lifelong ...more
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