180610-039 ES Curtis - The Rush Gatherers - Orotone / Goldtone with old labels on back.
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15 1/2 x 18 1/2 frame Goldtone
10 3/4" x 13 1/2" image
The Rush Gatherer
A Kutenai Woman in an old type of canoe used by that tribe. In structure it was a light frame of wood with a covering of elk skin. This picturesque type canoe occurred nowhere else among the North American Indians.
Mr. Curtis is making his monumental collection of Indian pictures has attempted to visit and picture all important tribes of the United Sates, British Columbia and Alaska. The ..... purpose of this collection of pictures is their use as illustrations for "The North American Indian", a work of twenty volumes and twenty supplementary portfolios of pictures. The task of making these pictures has been underway for more than twenty years. This subject is selected from the great colection made as a permanent record of the North American Indian. Edward S. Curtis The Curis Studio, Seattle, Wash.