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“For Strength and Visions”

$1,750.00 $1,225.00

This is an original photogravure from Volume I of Curtis’ The North American Indian set of rare books.

Artist: Edward S. Curtis
Title: “For Strength and Visions”
Date: 1908
Medium: Photogravure
Paper Type: Holland Van Gelder
Volume I, Facing Page 78
Paper Size: Approx. 12-1/2” x  9-1/2” (31.75cm x 24.13cm)
Image Size: Approx.  7-1/2” x 5-1/2” (19cm x 14cm)

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Description

Print Value
The gallery retail for this photograph is: $1,750

Print Condition
This vintage photogravure is in overall excellent condition.

Dutch Van Gelder Etching Stock

This original vintage photogravure is printed on a fine Dutch Van Gelder etching stock, handmade in Holland one hundred years ago. This is an expensive, heavyweight, etching stock selected by Curtis and J.P. Morgan specifically for Curtis’ North American Indian project.

Provenance
This vintage photograph is from the personal collection of Christopher Cardozo (“The Christopher G. Cardozo/Edward S. Curtis Collection”).

Additional Information
Volume I was published in 1907 and features text and images of the Southwestern tribes of the Apache, Jicarilla and Navaho.
To read President Theodore Roosevelt’s Forward and Curtis’ introduction to Volume I, please follow this link.

 

 

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