1904 Print Zuni Bitsitsi Newekwe Galaxy Fraternity Gill ORIGINAL HISTORIC ZN1

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"Personator of Bisisi, Original Director of Newekwe Crossing Plaza."

This is an original 1904 halftone print of the personator of Bisisi, or Bitsitsi, the original director of the Newekwe, the Zuni Galaxy Fraternity.

Period Paper has obtained an unusual collection of original color lithographs and halftone prints of images of the A:shiwi or Zuni people and culture of Zuni Pueblo in New Mexico circa 1901-1902. These lithographs and prints include images of Zuni mythology, religious ceremonies and rituals, festivals, the arts, architecture, and various portraits of the Zuni people. This collection will be of special interest to collectors of Native Americana. All images are excellent for framing.

CONDITION

This 107+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Grayscale
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7 x 11 inches; 18 x 28 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Gill, Mary Wright. Artist initials in print - bottom right of image.

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