Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952)View Artist Biography
Plate 181 Awaiting the Scout's Return - Atsina
Portfolio, 18 x 22 inches
In this photograph by Edward S. Curtis a line of Atsina warriors waits for the scouts return. They have sent scouts out to keep a lookout for the enemy, this process is constant. When the scouts return with news the warriors line up and sing a song of welcome. Edward S. Curtis took this photogravure in 1908 and printed it on Deluxe Japanese Tissue. The image is now for sale in our Aspen art gallery.