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Edward Curtis Stunning Photogravure Plate "As It Was in

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Edward Curtis Stunning Photogravure Plate "As It Was in

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Edward Curtis Stunning Photogravure Plate "As It Was in the Old Days"

Large and dramatic photogravure plate from Edward Sheriff Curtis's "The North American Indian". Sepia portrait is entitled "As It Was in the Old Days", and is plate no. 652. Curtis's comprehensive project to document all the native tribes of the Americas was a many decade feat he completed in 1930. This plate is one of only 36 large supplemental plates from volume XIX, focusing on the Indians of Oklahoma, the Wichita, Southern Cheyenne, Oto, Southern Comanche, and Peyote. Photogravure plate measures 21.875" x 17.75" on Van Gelder paper with deckled edges. With title, plate number, Curtis's copyright, and printer's credit at margins. Matted and framed to 30" x 26". Near Fine condition.

This item comes with a Certificate from John Reznikoff, a premier authenticator for both major 3rd party authentication services, PSA and JSA (James Spence Authentications), as well as numerous auction houses.

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Edward Curtis Stunning Photogravure Plate "As It Was in

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Sep 29
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0219: Edward Curtis Stunning Photogravure Plate "As It Was in

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Est. $300 - $400Starting Price $100
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Lot 0219 Details

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Edward Curtis Stunning Photogravure Plate "As It Was in the Old Days"

Large and dramatic photogravure plate from Edward Sheriff Curtis's "The North American Indian". Sepia portrait is entitled "As It Was in the Old Days", and is plate no. 652. Curtis's comprehensive project to document all the native tribes of the Americas was a many decade feat he completed in 1930. This plate is one of only 36 large supplemental plates from volume XIX, focusing on the Indians of Oklahoma, the Wichita, Southern Cheyenne, Oto, Southern Comanche, and Peyote. Photogravure plate measures 21.875" x 17.75" on Van Gelder paper with deckled edges. With title, plate number, Curtis's copyright, and printer's credit at margins. Matted and framed to 30" x 26". Near Fine condition.

This item comes with a Certificate from John Reznikoff, a premier authenticator for both major 3rd party authentication services, PSA and JSA (James Spence Authentications), as well as numerous auction houses.

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