Arikara medicine ceremony - Dance of the fraternity. Portfolio plate no. 158. (Large format supplementary plate for The North American Indian). Edward Sheriff Curtis.

Arikara medicine ceremony - Dance of the fraternity. Portfolio plate no. 158. (Large format supplementary plate for The North American Indian)

Cambridge, MA: 1908. Photogravure. brown ink ; 36 x 44 cm [plate size]
Original photogravure produced in Boston by John Andrew & Son Plate from the large format portfolio series , on hand-made Van Gelder, printed by John Andrew & Son, each plate margin with printed title, date, and plate number, also with Curtis' copyright and printers' credit .
each plate impress: approx. 16 3/4 x 14 or 12 1/4 x 17 1/2 in; sheets: 22 x 18 in or the reverse.

"After each order has performed its dance about the sacred cedar, the entire fraternity, group by group, emerges from the lodge and dances."

The North American Indian (1907-1930) v.05, The Mandan. The Arikara. The Atsina ([Seattle] : E.S. Curtis ; [Cambridge, Mass. : The University Press], 1909), plate no. 158. Item #51-2072

Price: $2,500.00

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