Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952)

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Title:
Plate 571 At the Old Well of Acoma
Date:
1904
Size:
Portfolio: 18 x 22 inches
Medium:
Vintage Photogravure
 
These young women are pictured collecting water on the rock of Acoma using beautiful earthen vessels. This specific spot was noted in 1540 by Coronado’s explorers as a place to collect snow and water. The soft ripples in the water, in contrast to the harsh and dominating rocks make a beautiful juxtaposition in this photogravure taken by Edward S Curtis.
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