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Edward S. Curtis and Detroit Publishing Company photographs

Identifier: HP.1996.12-MNM.1996.636.48

Content Description

48 photographs, photochroms, and photogravures primarily of Edward S. Curtis' The North American Indian and a range of Western US scenes published by Detroit Publishing Company. Subjects include Feast Day at Acoma Pueblo; "On Klickitat River" Plate 291; "A Chief's Daughter - Nakoaktok" Plate 364; "Masked Dancer - Cowichan" Plate 326; "Dusty Dress - Kalispel" Plate 238; "The Mouth of the Quinault River" Plate 296; "The Captured Whale'' Plate 396; "Wishnai - Yakima" Plate 222; "A Coast Pomo Woman" Plate 483; "Spearing Salmon - Cowichan" Plate 324; "Wisham Girl, Profile" Plate 279; "Nunivak Children" Plate 688; "Chief Hector - Assiniboin" Plate 629; "The Whaler" Plate 382; (#347-05) "A Taos Woman'' [Parbea, Taos Pueblo]; (#53077) Farnsworth Loop, Santa Catalina Island, California; (#53147) Shoshone Falls, Grand River Canyon, Colorado; (#53158) Toltec Gorge, Colorado; (#53202) Mt. Hood, Oregon; (#53273) The Boat Landing, Lake Chatauqua, New York; (#53311) The "Paint Pot"; Yellowstone; (#53333) Sapphire Pool, Yellowstone; (#53344) Liberty Cap, Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone; (#53477) Ellicott Building, Buffalo, New York; (#53026) Mission Santa Inez, California; (#54153) Skyscrapers overshadowing Trinity Church, New York City; (#53541) Mt. Hood, from Lost Lake, Oregon; (#53156) Red Mountain, Silverton Stage Road, Ouray, Colorado; (#53151) Silverton and Sultan Mountain, Colorado; (#53149) Ouray, Colorado; (#53141) Needle Mountains from Animas Canyon, Colorado (#53132) Colorado Snow Plow on Colorado Midland RR, Hagerman Pass; (#53130) Sangre de Cristo Mts. from Poncha Pass, Colorado; (#53105) Lake San Cristoval, Colorado; (#53090) Riverside, California; (#53074) Castle Crags from near Castella, California; Mt. of the Holy Cross, Colorado; (#53000) Lake Tahoe and Cave Rock, California; (#53006) Lick Observatory, Mt. Hamilton, California; (#53019) Silver Apron, Yosemite, California; (#53025) Mission San Miguel, California; (#53040) Marengo Avenue, Pasadena, California; (#53045) Gold of Ophir Roses Carmelita, California; (#53065) The Mission Chapel, Los Angeles, California; (#53124) Round-up on the Cimarron, Colorado; Reenactment of Colonia American battle; "A Serrano Woman of Tejon" Plate 512; 19x44 panorama - Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone by F. J. Haynes; Thunderbird Trading Post, Chinle, Arizona by Adam C. Vroman

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Andrew Smith & Claire Lozier

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  • ca. 1898-1926



48 Photographic Prints


143739, 144511, 158682, 158686, 158688, 158697, 164975 to 165000, 165003 to 165020; Itemized list in accession file.