Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952)

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Edward S. Curtis -   Plate 544 Taos Water Girls border=
Plate 544 Taos Water Girls
Portfolio, 22 x 18 inches
Vintage Photogravure
Two Taos young women carry large water jugs upon their heads through the forest. Dressed in long dark dresses that drape all the way around their face. They have a clearly used path in a wooded area.

The people of Taos, northernmost of all pueblos, and those of Picuris, a mountain village about 20 miles southeastward, speak the same tongue, a dialect of the Tiwa branch of the Tanoan stock language. - Edward Curtis
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