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Lot #152: Edward Sheriff Curtis Original Large Photogravure Plate of ''A Comanche Mother'' -- From ''The North American Indian''


Large and dramatic photogravure plate from Edward Sheriff Curtis' ''The North American Indian'', plate 685 entitled ''A Comanche Mother''. Sepia portrait is one of the large supplemental plates from volume nineteen of Curtis' comprehensive project to document all the native tribes of the Americas, a many-decade feat completed in 1930. This plate is one of only 36 large supplemental plates from volume XIX, focusing on the Indians of Oklahoma, the Wichita, Southern Cheyenne, Oto, Southern Comanche, and Peyote. Photogravure plate measures 17'' x 21.875'' on Van Gelder paper with deckled edges. With title, plate number, Curtis' 1927 copyright, and printer's credit (Suffolk Engraving Co. of Cambridge) on margins. Matted and framed to 26'' x 30''. Near fine condition.
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