Edward S. Curtis | the artist




The artist Edward S. Curtis
Born Febr 1868, near Whitewater, Wisconsin, USA.
Died Oct 21 1952 Los Angeles, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Photography,

SHADOW CATCHER’


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Beginning in 1900 and continuing over the next thirty years, Edward Sheriff Curtis, or the "Shadow Catcher" as he was later called by some of the tribes, took over 40,000 images and recorded rare ethnographic information from over eighty American Indian tribal groups, ranging from the Eskimo or Inuit people of the far north to the Hopi people of the Southwest…

Edward Sheriff Curtis became one of America’s finest photographers and
ethnologists…

Portraits of Native Americans Library of Congress


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