Each day we bring you one stunning little glimpse of history in the form of a historical photograph. Enjoy!
Gorgeous pictures. Love 'em. My college graduate "only" wants a David Yurman ring.
And Photoshop didn't exist yet.
There is a quiet dignity in this photo. It makes you wonder if they realize how endangered their way of life was?
Such a beautiful picture. He looks sorrowful.
Edward Curtis was a fantastic photographer.
Forgive my ignorance, is there significance to the draped cover on his head/torso? It's not the image I'm used to seeing with American Indians.JohnThen again, I've never seen a senior citizen joyriding on a tractor.
Reminds me of my Gr.Gr. Grandmother. I remember her when I was very very young. She was beautiful to me. When she passed, I was given her cradleboard for my hopechest, as well as her carved spoon (A shawnee tradition). I still have the spoon...
i suspect mr. curtis suggested putting the white scarf on the indian for artful contrast. great shot. indians are always intriguing subjects for us, as we look back into history,
He's from Taos Pueblo.We wear our blankets all the time for lot's of reasons...