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DAC Collection Artist Information

Edward Sheriff Curtis

American photographer

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Between 1896 and 1930, Curtis photographed over 80 Indian tribes in North America and Alaska. Curtis published The North American Indian, a series of 20 volumes documenting disappearing Indian lifestyles and customs.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500018219.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Edward Sheriff Curtis:

Edward Sheriff Curtis At Water’s Edge, 1908 Photogravure on Japan vellum
Edward Sheriff Curtis Traveling—Atsina, 1912 Photogravure on tissue, tipped in on Holland wove
Edward Sheriff Curtis Atsina Maiden, 1908 Photogravure on Japan vellum
Edward Sheriff Curtis Quilliute Girl, 1912 Photogravure on Holland wove
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