Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952) - Peyote Drummer (in Valdor Frame)
- Medium: Photogravure on Japan Vellum
- Circa: 1927
- Size: 15.25'' x 11.25''
31" x 33" in Valdor frame. Back reads, "Valdor lived on the western slope of the Rockies near Cory, Colo and made one-of-a-kind frames and furniture in the late 1950s and early 1960s." Plate 687, The North American Indian (1907-1930) Vol.19. "The Indians of Oklahoma. The Wichita. The Southern Cheyenne. The Oto. The Comanche. The Peyote Cult." Ex Rex Arrowsmith Estate: a long-time Native American trader and art dealer, who owned a shop in Santa Fe, New Mexico ‘Relics of the Old West,’ which opened off the Old Santa Fe Trail in 1950. He also participated as a judge at the Santa Fe Indian Market for many years. He also served as president of SWAIA, Southwestern Association for Indian Arts.