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A Southern Miwok. Plate 495.

  • ARTIST: Edward Curtis

  • PUBLISHER: Published by E. S. Curtis.

  • MEDIUM: Sepia photogravure,

    DATE: 1924.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 15 3/8 x 11 3/8" (39 x 29 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: From copyright photographs by E.S. Curtis. Photogravure Soffolk Eng. Co. Cambridge, Mass. <br><br> Edward Sheriff Curtis published "The North American Indian" between 1907 and 1930. The twenty-volume series recorded the various Native American cultures spread across the country, although it also contained Euro-American biases which were typical of the time. Each of the descriptive volume were accompanied by a portfolio of large photogravure plates.<br><br> The Miwok people are indigenous to north-central California and includes several different dialects.


  • CONDITION: Good condition, faint water stain in the upper margin.