Saturday, June 21, 2008

Great photos

Edward Sheriff Curtis: One man's obsessive pursuit of the lost tribes of America

"Geronimo, wrapped in a rough blanket and crowned with a ceremonial headdress. The ageing leader of the Chiricahua Apache tribe fixes the viewer with a discomfiting, reproachful stare. 'Formerly the war spirit of the Apaches,' reads Curtis's caption for the image 'now a prisoner of war in Indian territory'." (Telegraph)


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