Oct 04, 2012 - Sale 2288

Sale 2288 - Lot 20

Price Realized: $ 7,200
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
(CURTIS, EDWARD S.) (1868-1952)
"Gray Dawn, Cheyenne." Cyanotype, 5 3/4x7 7/8 inches (14.6x20 cm.), with Curtis's notations, "Gray Dawn--Cheyenne," "S. indicate footnote," and "Sun shows plainly in negative," in ink (the last crossed out), and a numeric notation, in pencil, in an unknown hand, on verso. 1906

Additional Details

An extremely rare photograph, in which Native figures are waiting to have their photograph taken; and possibly the only known image of Curtis's field tent.