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Wild Grapes - Pomo. Plate 480.

  • ARTIST: Edward Curtis

  • PUBLISHER: Published by E. S. Curtis.

  • MEDIUM: Sepia photogravure,

    DATE: 1924.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 15 7/16 x 11 1/2" (39.2 x 29.2 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 Pomo people are indigenous to northern California. They were traditionally noted for being one of the wealthier Native American Tribes thanks to rich natural resources in their region. They were also well known for their basketry and beadmaking.


  • CONDITION: Good condition, minor discoloration in the outer upper margin.