Plimpton Press: Norwood, Conn. 1911. Paperback. Very Good. Item #11-FLRGRIZ
Photogravure is 8.5 x 6" on a lightweight backing paper that is 12.5 x 9.5" and with a mount that measures 14 x 11". Backing paper is toned, light soiling to mount else very good condition. Image is that of a man of at least middle years wearing a shirt with several white "ropes" of necklaces. The Piegan were part of the Blackfoot, an Algonkian people. Their territory once covered from the Missouri River in Montana to the North Saskatchewan River in Canada. With the backing of J.P. Morgan, Curtis was able to produce 20 volumes over the course of 24 years. There were more than 2,200 hand-printed photogravures, 272 complete multi-volume sets. The foreword was written by Theodore Roosevelt, a longtime supporter.