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Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Dates:
circa 1910
Size:
2 cu. ft. (4 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-014
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 76 photogravure plates from the Harriman Alaska Series, a 14-volume publication detailing the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899. The plates were made from photographs and drawings made during the Expedition. Prominent photographers include C. Hart Merriam and Edward S. Curtis.

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Creators:
A.W. Elson & Co., printer
Dates:
circa 1900
Size:
1 Print (photogravure)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-26
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Image of George de Forest Brush's painting, "The Indian and the Lily," depicting an American Indian with a white bird hanging on his back reaching toward a pond lily.

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Creators:
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
Dates:
circa 1908
Size:
3 Prints (photogravure)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.84-8
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photogravures made from Edward S. Curtis portraits of American Horse, Oglala Indian; Hollow Horn Bear, Brule Indian; and an Assiniboine/Gros Ventre man. Curtis copyrighted the original photographs in 1907 and 1908.

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Creators:
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
Dates:
1899-1927
circa 1980
Size:
96 photomechanical prints (photogravure proofs)
184 printing plates (copper printing plates)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.080
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Edward S. Curtis photogravure plates and proofs for The North American Indian include photogravure printing plates and associated proofs made from Curtis photographs and used in the publication of The North American Indian volumes 1-9 and 12-19. The bulk of the images are portraits, though there are also images of everyday items, ceremonial artifacts, and camps.

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Dates:
1922, June 18,
Size:
1 Pictograph (1 oversize folder, 17 1/2 x 17 3/4 mount)
Collection ID:
ACMA.10-012.8
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

A page from the June 18, 1922 issue of the Sunday Herald depicting the Lincoln Memorial dedication.

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Creators:
Dixon, Joseph K. (Joseph Kossuth)
Wanamaker, Rodman, 1863-1928
Dates:
1909
Size:
0.25 Linear Feet
17 photographs
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.111
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection consists of seventeen photogravures from Joseph K. Dixon's 1913 published book, The Vanishing Race. These images are part of the larger work of Rodman Wanamaker in his expeditions (1908-1913) to document the lives and cultures of Native American peoples.

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Creators:
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
Dates:
circa 1904
Size:
1 mounted print (platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.96-17
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photograph published by Edward S. Curtis titled "The Vanishing Race," depicting Navajo Indians on horseback riding away from the photographer. The recto of the print is signed by Edward S. Curtis in ink, and the copyright notice appears in blindstamp.

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Creators:
Catlin, George, 1796-1872
Dates:
undated
1821-1904
Size:
2.3 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
AAA.catlgeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection comprises 2.3 feet of papers concerning George Catlin's creation and promotion of his famed "Indian Gallery" of paintings, drawings, and artifacts of North American Indians. Dating from 1821 through 1904, with one item dated 1946, the papers include letters, notebooks and journals, receipt books and loose receipts, printed materials, and other documentation. The bulk of the collection focuses on Catlin's efforts to promote the sale of his gallery to the United States government through tours, including London and Paris, and petitions to various governments to purchase the Gallery. Among the rare printed catalogs and petitions in the collection are exhibition catalogs for the U.S., London, and Paris tours, the earliest dating from 1837. Letters and other documents include letters dating from the 1830s from Henry Clay, Thomas Sully, and William Henry Seward commending Catlin's work, as well as Catlin family correspondence and papers dating from 1821 through the 1870s.

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Creators:
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924
Dates:
circa 1892-circa 1923
Size:
0.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.churfred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Frederick Stuart Church letters and art work date from circa 1892-circa 1923 and measure 0.5 linear feet. The collection includes illustrated letters, all but three of which are written to Emma Louise Klots, regarding Church's daily activities and his paintings, as well as artwork by Church including etchings and reproductions of Church's paintings, some of which are printed as photogravures.

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Creators:
Santiago, Margaret
Dates:
undated
Size:
4 prints (silver gelatin (including some on postcard-imprinted stock))
2 postcards (halftone)
1 postcard (photogravure)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-22
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting a Zulu mother and child, two women bearing loads on their heads, two women described as "South African native belles," a group of Namibian women using mortars and pestles, a Namibian woman breastfeeding, zebras, and elephants. They include photographs made by Joseph Reiter and Lynn Acutt.

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