1904 Print Zuni Ceremony Hlewekwe Sword Swallowers - ORIGINAL HISTORIC IMAGE ZN1

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"Hlewekwe, The Sword Swallowers, in Plaza."

This is an original 1904 halftone print of a ceremony of the Hlewekwe, the Sword Swallowers 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.

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)

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