Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952)

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Travaux - Atsina
Volume, 12.5 x 9.5 inches
Vintage Photogravure
Travaux were created for carrying goods when the nomadic tribes moved locations. Until about 1834 the travaux would be pulled by dogs and later they were able to use horses. Pictured by Edward S. Curtis here is the process of building a travaux.

This image was taken in 1908 by photographer Edward S. Curtis and was printed on Deluxe Japanese Tissue. The Original photogravure is available for sale in our Aspen Art Gallery.
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