A Home in the Mesquite-Chemehueui Plate #516
Date Published: 1924
Book Id: 3234
A large, original photogravure of a Native American dwelling by Edward S. Curtis. The photogravure is in fine condition and matted and backed with foam board. It measures approx. 15" w by 11 " h. This is plate #516. In the lower left under the image it reads: "A Home in the Mesquite-Chemehueui", lower right reads: "photogravure Suffolk, Eng, Co. Cambridge, Mass." In the center under image reads: "From Copyright Photograph 1924 by E.S. Curtis." Edward Sheriff Curtis (1868-1952) was a western photographer who participated in expeditions to Mt. Ranier and the Herriman expedition to Alaska. Curtis is best known for his "North American Indians Project" which was published between 1904 to 1928. It comprised twenty volumes and twenty portfolios documenting over eighty Native American Tribes.