Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952)

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Edward S. Curtis - Canon del Muerto - NavahoEdward S. Curtis - Canon del Muerto - NavahoEdward S. Curtis - Canon del Muerto - Navaho
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Title:
Canon del Muerto - Navaho
Size:
14 x 11 inches
Medium:
Orotone on glass (goldtone)
Signed:
L/L
 
This "Cañon of the Dead" is a branch of Cañon de Chelly, deriving its name from having been the scene of the massacre of a band of Navaho by a troop of Mexican soldiers.

*We have only had one other example in 23 years, and have heard/seen of about 8 others. We would be confident to say there are other about 15 examples of this image this size. It is extremely rare.
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