1900/72 Photo Gravure NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN Navaho Costume
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This Vintage 1972 Photogravure Comes Professionally Dry Mounted On 11 x 14
inch Archival Presentation Mat Board And Is Ready To Place In A Standard Size
Photographer: Edward S. Curtis (American, 1868 - 1952) - renowned
photographer of the American West and the Native American Indian.
Subject: Native American Indian - American West - Navaho Tribe.
Date Of Negative: circa 1895 - 1918
Type Of Print: Authentic Sepia Toned Sheet Fed Photogravure/Heliogravure.
Date Of Print: 1972
Paper: Mohawk Superfine Paper - medium weight rag type art paper, matte
Print/Plate Maker: Meriden Gravure Company - Meriden, Connecticut.
Print Origin: U.S.A.
Approximate Image Size: 7.75 x 5.5 inches
Mount Board Size: 11 x 14 inches
Print Border: No - full bleed print.
Condition Grade: Fine ++
Verso: Professionally dry mounted with archival materials on 4ply museum mat
Registered Vintage Archive Serial #: 69E9CG2X
Certificate Of Authenticity (COA): Yes - individual hand signed COA
Shipping: USPS with MUSEUM QUALITY ARCHIVAL PACKING
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This is an authentic (NOT a modern reprint) vintage 1972 photogravure print on
fine art paper made directly from the original circa early 1900's photogravure
plate/negative by the renowned photographer of the Native American Indian,
Edward S. Curtis. The photogravure plate is professionally dry mounted on 11x14
archival museum mat board and ready for a standard size frame.These iconic
Native American images have been faithfully crafted in fine sheet fed
photogravure (also known as Héliogravure) by The Meriden Gravure Company and
matched for tonality and color - their "look" is that of the original pre-1920
Soft, muted and atmospheric, these images evoke the historic feel of a world
and way of life long since gone. The source originals from which these vintage
1972 prints were made came from the Pierpont Morgan Library's Curtis collection
and the Boston Public Library's set of original Curtis photogravures from his
landmark project "The North American Indian". Finephoto carries an extensive
selection of vintage 1972 Edward S. Curtis prints, in both fine lithography and
photogravure - all are matched to the original images in their look. Condition
of this professionally mounted photogravure is excellent and it will frame up
beautifully for display.
This vintage 1972 photogravure plate is guaranteed to be authentic and comes
with a hand signed CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY (COA) with unique individual
registered serial number from the Finephoto Vintage Archive & Database. Under
magnification this plate shows a tight "honeycomb" cell structure, uniform
pressing of ink and a wide range of tone - all indicative of a high quality
sheet fed gravure print. The watermark word "Finephoto" does not appear on the
READY FOR FRAMING & DISPLAY! - The expensive engraved copper plate
photogravure process and the resulting fine prints make vintage photogravures
highly collectible and excellent vintage prints for framing. Your vintage print
will arrive ready to be placed directly into a standard size frame.
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Secure archival packaging includes water/tear resistant carrier, custom made
275 lb. triple wall inserts, individual acid free black archival backing
boards, individual ultra clear heavy duty archival print protectors and a hand
signed Certificate Of Authenticity (COA) from Finephoto.
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