Edward S. Curtis
(1868-1952)

Early photographs

Edward S. Curtis
(1868-1952)

The Oath – Apsaroke (Crows)
1908
Original photogravure
The North American Indian, Vol. IV
Apsaroke (Crows) – Hidatsa

Dimensions:
Plate : 9 in. x 10 ½ in. (23 cm x 26.5 cm)
Picture : 5 ¼ in. x 7 ¼ in. (13.5 cm x 18.2 cm)

Curtis - The Oath / Galerie Flak Price on request
Three Apsaroke men gazing skyward - two holding rifles - one with object skewered on arrow pointed skyward - bison skull at their feet. (Men identified as by the US Library of Congress as: Goes Ahead (center) and Pretty Tail (left).

November 19th, 1908
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