From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
About this objectUnburied casket “burial” of an Atsina Tribe (also known as Gros Ventre) member in Montana.
Edward Curtis was a photographer and ethnologist who focused his life’s work on the North American “wild west” and Native Americans. His works of over 40,000 pictures of Native Americans and their culture is one of the most significant records of Native American culture ever produced.
MakerCurtis, Edward S.
Medium and MaterialsPhotogravure
Inscription and Marksrecto: [printed on photogravure] Atsina Burial recto: [printed on photogravure] From Copyright Photograph 1908 by E. S. Curtis verso: [pencil] 83:015:1
MeasurementsImage: 13.8 cm x 18.6 cm
Overall: 22.8 cm x 30.6 cm
Subject and Association Keywords20th Century
Subject and Association Keywords1900’s
Subject and Association KeywordsMontana
Subject and Association KeywordsNative Americans
Subject and Association KeywordsAtsina Tribe
Subject and Association KeywordsGros Ventre Tribe
Subject and Association Keywordsrock
Subject and Association Keywordscasket
Subject and Association Keywordsburial