The Curtis Studio
Important Photographs and Ephemera from a Distinguished Private Collection

30 Jun 2021, starting at 13:00 PDT .

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A CHARLES RUSSELL HOLIDAY CARD. RUSSELL, CHARLES. 1864-1926. Printed holiday card, 8 x 11 inches, featuring two men on horseback and a holiday message, signed in the image ("CM Russell / 1926"),

Anonymous American Photographer; Washington Monument and Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.; (2)

Arthur C. Pillsbury (1870-1946); Gates of Yosemite; and Sunshine in the Redwoods; (3)

Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952); Zuni Governor;

Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952); Prayer to the Great Mystery (Slow Bull, Sioux);

CURTIS POSTCARDS. 2 complete sets of 20 Curtis Studio NAI postcards, each 3 1/2 x 5 inches, c.1906, the first with 2 postmarked and 2 annotated, the 2nd with 6 postmarked, and with 14 additional cards from the same series, 7 of which are postmarked.

A GROUP OF CURTIS CYANOTYPES FROM VOLUME VI OF NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN. CURTIS, EDWARD S. 1872-1954. 26 cyanotypes, featuring images of Cheyenne tribes from Volume VI, including portraits, still lifes, and photographs made en plein air, many of which are related to or variants of published images, the images measuring approximately 8 x 6 inches (203 x 152 mm), all numbered in grease pencil on the reverse and a few additionally titled and annotated, c.1907.

Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952); Signal Fire to the Mountain Gods;

Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952); In the Land of the Sioux: Three Chiefs, Piegan;

Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952); Shirley Temple, Wedding Portrait;

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