Edward S. Curtis
Chief Garfield – Jicarilla
Large original photogravure
The North American Indian
Vol. I, Portfolio plate 21
Plate: 18 1/8 in. x 13 1/8 in. (46 cm x 34 cm)
Frame: 29 ½ in. x 17 ¾ in. (75 cm x 45 cm)
Some years ago the Jicarillas were all officially given Spanish or English names.
Many of them expressed a preference. This old man, who was head-chief of the tribe at the time, selected the designation Garfield.