Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952)

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Edward S. Curtis -   Plate 046   Pima Matron border=
Plate 046 Pima Matron
Portfolio, 22 x 18 inches
Vintage Photogravure
Edward S. Curtis describes this piece as a representative Pima woman of middle age. In this image she is carrying an ornate basket on her head and wearing typical Pima attire.

This piece is on Deluxe Japanese tissue, only and estimated 15 of the original subscriber sets were printed on tissue, including Curtis' personal set and those of J.P. Morgan and the King of England. Roosevelt, Morgan, and Curtis' sets are all ensconced in institutional collections. Our Aspen Gallery houses hundreds of original photogravures on Tissue, Van Gelder, and Vellum paper types.
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