Navajo Chief, E.S. Curtis

Edward S.Curtis 1904 photo entitled:: A chief of the desert - Navaho. Portrait of a (Navajo) chief. He has whiskers and wears a cloth headband and a woven patterned blanket around his shoulders.

Full title:  Marie Martinez, Pueblo Indian woman, with a 1934 Council Fire medal presented to her last night (Friday, September 7) during Indian day ceremonies at the World's Fair, for the 'outstanding achievement of an Indian.' She is considered the most artistic maker of Indian pottery. Creator:  Kaufmann & Fabry Co. Contributors:  Century of Progress International Exposition  Date:  1934  Identifier:  COP_17_0002_00029_005  Format:  10.5”x6.5” Type:  Photograph  Source:  Century of…

most artistic maker of Indian pottery. Creator: Kaufmann & Fabry Co. Contributors: Century of Progress International Exposition

You are viewing an unusual image of En Al Leih, an Indian Woman. It was taken in 1903 by Edward S. Curtis.    The image shows the Indian woman in a half-length portrait, facing left, with decorated clay pot on head.    We have created this collection of pictures primarily to serve as an easy to access educational tool. Contact curator@old-picture.com.    Image ID# 5A95374B

You are viewing an unusual image of En Al Leih, an Indian Woman. It was taken in 1903 by Edward S. The image shows the Indian woman in a half-length portrait, facing left, with decorated clay pot on head.

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