Native American Photography at the Smithsonian; The Shindler Catalogue
Place Published: Washington and London
Publisher: Smithsonian Books
Date Published: 2003
Edition: First edition thus
Book Id: 43814
371pp. Quarto [29 cm] Gray cloth-effect paper over boards with a black ink stamped title on the spine. Very good condition. There is a prominent indentation in the bottom edge of the rear cover. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with light surface wear.
A publication recreating the original exhibition catalogue, with added illustrations. Here, Paula Fleming of the National Anthropological Archives relates the history of the Smithsonian's first photographic exhibit and catalogue, presents a short biography of the photographer A. Zeno Shindler, reveals the Indian delegations' activities in Utah, and for the first time provides correct credits and information with regards to these extraordinary photographs.