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Evening on Flathead Lake (from the series The North American Indian)

Evening on Flathead Lake (from the series The North American Indian)

Artist: Edward S. Curtis (American, 1868 - 1952)
Date: 1910 (printed later)
Medium: photogravure on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 5 x 7 1/8 in. (12.7 x 18.1 cm)
Plate Mark: 6 1/4 x 7 13/16 in. (15.9 x 19.8 cm)
Support: 9 9/16 x 12 1/2 in. (24.3 x 31.8 cm)
Mat: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Classification: Photograph
Credit Line: Gift of Joyce Niemanas, 2011
Keywords and Associated Locations:
Object number: 2011.22.7
Description
This canoe was designed by the Ktunaxa people of (sometimes called Kutenai or Kootenay in English) for navigating, hunting, and fishing in the lakes of their northeastern region. The photographer admired it enough to include it in at least eight photographs he made on the shores of Flathead Lake in Montana, whether because he found it emblematic of these lake dwellers or because of its picturesque, romantic associations.
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