Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952)

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Edward S. Curtis - Yellow Horse - Yanktonai border=
Title:
Yellow Horse - Yanktonai
Date:
1908
Size:
Volume, 12.5 x 9.5 inches
Medium:
Vintage Photogravure
 
Yellow Horse was born in North Dakota in 1853 making him about 55 in this Edward Curtis photo. He was known to be a great warrior and his medicine was a bird-skin tied to a yellow cloth. Pictured by Curtis here in an elaborately decorated shirt and with feathers in his hair.

This image was taken in 1908 by photographer Edward S. Curtis and was printed on Dutch Van Gelder. The original photogravure is available for sale in our Aspen Art Gallery.
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