Edward Curtis - Beyond Measure

From May 24 to November 18, 2012

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Photograph
Chief Garfield - Jicarilla, 1904
Edward Sherrif Curtis
1907, 20th century
Ink on Japanese Gampi tissue mounted on paper - Photogravure
Gift of Mrs. Gordon Reed
M21417.21
© McCord Museum
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"Some years ago the Jicarilla were all officially given Spanish or English names. Many of them expressed a preference. This old man, who was head-chief of the tribe at the time, selected the designation Garfield."
E.S. Curtis, 1907