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Native Americans, Photography by Edwin S. Curtis

Edward S. Curtis, Crater Lake, 1923

Photographer and ethnologist Edward Sheriff Curtis (1868—1952) documented the lives of Native Americans (“American Indians”) for 30 years. He took over 40,000 photographic images from over 80 tribes. (Source: Wikipedia)

The photographs and photogravures, provided by the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego, California, are made available on Flickr: The Commons and have no known copyright restrictions. They were taken between 1904 and 1923.

Edward S. Curtis, Mother and Child - Apsaroke, 1908

Edward S. Curtis, An Oasis in the Badlands, South Dakota, 1905

Edward S. Curtis, A Hesquiat Maiden, 1915

Edward S. Curtis, Prayer to the Stars, 1909

Edward S. Curtis, Arikara Medicine Ceremony - The Ducks, 1908

Edward S. Curtis, Canon de Chelly - Navaho, 1904

Edward S. Curtis, Hupa Woman, 1923

Edward S. Curtis, Woman's Primitive Dress - Tolowa, 1923

Source: Edward Sheriff Curtis Collection by MOPA on Flickr Commons

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