A People Caught In Time.

In the 1900’s Wisconsin born ethnologist and photographer set about to document the people of the Native American Tribes of North America in doing so Edward Sheriff Curtis has passed down the images of a most beautiful race of people here are a selection of his many images he was known by these peoples as ‘shadow catcher’

Iron Breast, Piegon, 1900. photo by Edward S Curtis:
Iron Breast in 1900 of the Blackfoot Tribe.
Arikara Man, Four Horns. Photographed by Edward S. Curtis 1908.:
Four Horns an Arikara Man in 1908

E. S. Curtis (1904) North American Indian:

Edward Curtis, Mosa mohave (1903). (Beautiful!!):
1903
Edward Curtis - Photographing the North American Indian:
Curtis with some Native American tribesmen.

Photo by Edward Sheriff Curtis,(February 16, 1868 – October 19, 1952) or the “Shadow Catcher” as he was later called by some of the tribes. Thanks to Nonnie Augustine for this find.:

Edward S. Curtis - The Yuma, 1907 from The North American Indian ~ Cornell University Exhibit:
The Yuma tribe 1907

Kwakiutl and Navajo tribes. Edward S. Curtis circa 1914.:

The Kwakiutl and Navajo tribes, 1914

Edward S. Curtis - Mask of an Octopus Hunter [Qagyuh] C. 1905:
The mask of an Octopus hunter 1905.
The Apache | The North American Indian Photography of Edward Curtis - Edward S. Curtis, a professional photographer in Seattle, devoted his life to documenting what was perceived to be a vanishing race. His monumental publication The North American Indian presented to the public an extensive ethnographical study of numerous tribes, and his photographs remain memorable icons of the American Indian.:
The Apache
Edward Sheriff Curtis     Zuni Woman with Jar     c.1903:
Zuni woman with a jar 1903
You are viewing an important image of Crow Warriors On Horseback. It was taken in 1908 by Edward S. Curtis.    The picture shows Bird on the Ground and Forked Iron dressed in Traditional Native American style.    We have created this collection of pictures primarily to serve as an easy to access educational tool. Contact curator@old-picture.com.    Image ID# 216B17E7:
Crow Warriors 1908
Cayuse Warrior (1910) from The North American Indian Volume 8. Photograph by Edward S. Curtis:
A Cayuse Warrior 1910

by Edward S Curtis photographer:

From one of my favorite photographers -- Edward Curtis:

Edward S. Curtis: Zuni girl, New Mexico, ca. 1903 by trialsanderrors, via Flickr:
Zuni girl 1903

You are looking at an intriguing picture of a Maricopa Indian Child. It was taken in 1907 by Edward S. Curtis.    The picture presents the Maricopa child seated in large basket.    We have created this collection of pictures primarily to serve as an easy to access educational tool. Contact curator@old-picture.com.    Image ID# D18F3B34:

A Maricopa child seated in large basket, 1907

Here for your consideration is an old picture of Yebichai, Indian War Gods. It was created in 1904 by Edward S. Curtis.    The photograph presents Three Indians: Tonenili, Tobadzischini, and Nayenezgani, in ceremonial dress, photographed against dark rock background.    We have created this collection of illustrations primarily to serve as a valuable educational tool. Contact curator@old-picture.com.    Image ID# ADCAF023:
The Yebichai tribe 1904

Day-Dreams - Piegan (The North American Indian, v. VI. Cambridge, MA: The University Press, 1911):

Here for your consideration is an aesthetic picture of a Hupa Mother and Baby in a Three-quarter Length Portrait. It was created in 1923 by Edward S. Curtis.    The photograph presents a touching image of this Mother and Child. There is a look of pride in this woman's eye as she gazes at this child.    We have created this collection of illustrations primarily to serve as a valuable educational tool. Contact curator@old-picture.com.    Image ID# EB76758D:
A Hupa mother and her child, 1923.

Edward S. Curtis spent more than 20 years documenting over 80 tribes across North America.:

Sensational images of Native Americans from the early 1900s, by Edward Sheriff Curtis:

c. 1909 Chinook Indian woman near Celilo Fallls (Columbia River) Wishram village  photo: Edward S. Curtis (Native American Oregon and Washington):
A Chinook woman near Celilo Falls 1909
Wishham Child by Edward Sheriff Curtis::
Wishham child

Edward Sheriff Curtis:

c 1909 Chinook tribal group in canoe on Columbia River near now flooded Celilo Falls and the village of Wishram. The animal effigy on the prow of the canoe was a common canoe design along the Oregon coast and down the Columbia River. photo: Edward S. Curtis (Native American, Indian):
Chinook tribesmen in a canoe, 1909

edward sheriff curtis fotos:

Sensational images of Native Americans from the early 1900s, by Edward Sheriff Curtis:

Here for your perusal is a highly creative photograph of Maricopa Girl Half-length Portrait Standing. It was created in 1907 by Edward S. Curtis.    The photo illustrates Indians of North America.    We have compiled this collection of photographs mainly to serve as a valuable educational resource. Contact curator@old-picture.com.    Image ID# A616A1ED:
A Maricopa girl 1907

Masks Photography Artist Study with thanks to Photographer Edward Curtis, ,Resources for Art Students, CAPI ::: Create Art Portfolio Ideas at milliande.com , Inspiration for Art School Portfolio Work, Masks, Tribal, Human:

 

 

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