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Edward Sheriff Curtis : visions of a vanishing race

Author: Edward S Curtis; Florence Curtis Graybill; Victor Boesen
Publisher: New York : Crowell, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is the classic photographic record of Native American life by one of Americas greatest photographers. From 1904 to 1930 Edward Sheriff Curtis sought out the vanishing tribes of Native Americans with an unwavering passion and dedication. His lifes work was to record the faces and lifestyles of the Indians before they vanished forever. He photographed more than eighty tribes, from the Southwest to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
Edward Sheriff Curtis.
New York : Crowell, ©1976
(OCoLC)899944385
Named Person: Edward S Curtis; Edward S Curtis; Edward S Curtis
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward S Curtis; Florence Curtis Graybill; Victor Boesen
ISBN: 0690011628 9780690011623
OCLC Number: 1029432098
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 302 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 34 cm
Responsibility: text by Florence Curtis Graybill and Victor Boesen ; photos ; prepared by Jean-Anthony du Lac.

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This book is the classic photographic record of Native American life by one of Americas greatest photographers. From 1904 to 1930 Edward Sheriff Curtis sought out the vanishing tribes of Native Americans with an unwavering passion and dedication. His lifes work was to record the faces and lifestyles of the Indians before they vanished forever. He photographed more than eighty tribes, from the Southwest to the Arctic. It was an achievement both poignant and monumental.

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