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CURTIS, Edward Sheriff (1868 - 1952), Photographer (photogravure, orotypes), author, filmmaker

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199773787
CURTIS, Edward Sheriff (1868 - 1952), Photographer (photogravure, orotypes), author, filmmaker

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American, 19th–20th century, male.

Born 16 February 1868, in Whitewater, Wisconsin; died 21 October 1952, in Los Angeles, California.

Photographer (photogravure, orotypes), author, filmmaker.

Portraits, landscapes, ethnographic subjects.

Edward Sherriff Curtis began his photographic career as an assistant in a studio in St. Paul, Minnesota, and became a partner in another studio in 1887. His first portrait of a Native American, Princess Angeline,

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