Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952) - A Load of Fuel - Zuni
- Medium: Photogravure on Tissue
- Circa: 1903
- Size: 11.75'' x 15.25''
17.75" x 21.75" mat size. There is a small tear in one corner. Plate 608. Published in "The North American (1907-1930) v. 17, The Tewa. The Zuni." "The Zuni tribe, now numbering twenty-two hundred, has been concentrated in the present pueblo and its farming villages for nearly two and a half centuries, and in the same valley for hundreds of years before. Only a people as frugal as all the Pueblos in the use of fuel could still have an available supply in a region so poorly provided by nature." - Edward S. Curtis. Acquired from a private collection in Arizona. The owner purchased this in the 1990s.