Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952) - On The Housetop - Walpi
- Medium: Photogravure on Tissue
- Circa: 1921
- Size: 16.26'' x 12.25''
Framed 24.75" x 20.75". Portfolio 409. Published in "The North American Indian (1907-1930) v.12, The Hopi" Artist Comments: A typical village scene illustrating many features of pueblo architecture. At the extreme left is the entrance of an underground kiva, with the tips of the ladder projecting. In the central foreground is a baking-room, where piki is prepared, and to the left is an outdoor oven for baking loaf-bread.