Edward Curtis - Beyond Measure

From May 24 to November 18, 2012

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Photograph
The Medicine-Man, 1907
Edward Sherrif Curtis
1908, 20th century
Ink on Japanese Gampi tissue mounted on paper - Photogravure
Gift of Mrs. Gordon Reed
M21417.76
© McCord Museum
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"Invocation and supplication enter so much into the life of the Indian that this picture of the grim old warrior invoking the Mysteries is most characteristic. The subject of the illustrations is Slow Bull, whose biography is given in Volume III, page 189."
E.S. Curtis, 1908