Curtis, Edward S. (1868-1952)

Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952) - Yurok Drummer (PDC91636A-0120-016)


Additional Information

  • Medium: Photogravure on Van Gelder Paper
  • Circa: 1923
  • Size: 11.75'' x 15.38''
Unframed. Plate 457, published in “The North American Indian (1907-1930) v.13, The Hupa. The Yurok. The Karok. The Wiyot. The Tolowa and Tututni. The Shasta. The Achomawi. The Klamath.” Artist Comments: “The drum of deerskin stretched over a wooden frame was not aboriginal with the Yurok, but was introduced in imitation of drums seen in the possession of the garrison stationed among the Hupa from 1855 to 1892.”

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