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The Peyote Drummer

The Peyote Drummer

  • 1927
  • Edward Sheriff Curtis 1868-1952
  • 18 x 22 inches (45 x 55 cm)
    $1,600
  • Photogravure
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  • Published in The North American Indian, volume 19, The Indians of Oklahoma. The Wichita. The Southern Cheyenne. The Oto. The Comanche. The Peyote Cult. plate no. 687; Seattle: E.S. Curtis

    Described by Curtis with the following The Peyote rite as practised by the Indians of Oklahoma is described in Volume XIX. No Indian custom has been the subject of greater controversy or has led to the adoption of more laws and regulations with a view of abolishing it, largely because its effects have been misunderstood by white people.

    Rare and desireable plate, rich original tones. Please note a few light surface scuffs and light staining around the edges of the paper.
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