This is an original 1904 halftone print of a ceremony of Uhuhukwe, the Eagle Down Fraternity of the Zuni people.
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.
This 107+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. No creases. No natural defects. Light surface rub - right margin. No tears. No water damage.
This piece was illustrated by Gill, Mary Wright. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.
Collections: 1790's Hand-Colored Copper-Engraved James Sowerby Botanicals, 1880's Original Chromolithographs of World Cultures, Ancient Egypt — A History Include Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia and Assyria (1903/1904), Antique & Vintage Art, Indigenous People / Tribal, Limited Edition & Rarities, Mini Posters, New York City at The Turn of the 20th Cenutry (1893-1903) — Views of the City, Buildings, Historic Markers, Picturesque Europe — Extraordinary Original Steel Engravings Plus Wood Engravings (1876-1879), The 1904 Zuni Collection
Type: Original Halftone Print