Publication: University of Oklahoma Press, 2020, Norman
First edition. 4to. Brown cloth, titles stamped in silver gilt on the front cover and spine, blue-patterned front and rear endpapers, xi , 228 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, illustrated from photographs, notes, bibliography, index. A refreshing new perspective by highlighting the active contributions of North American Indians, both as patrons who commissioned portraits and as photographers who created collections. To account for Native activity both in front of and behind the camera, the author divides her survey into two parts. Part I focuses on Native participants, including such public figures as Sarah Winnemucca and Red Cloud, who fashioned themselves in deliberate ways for their portraits. Part II examines Native professional, semiprofessional, and amateur photographers. As new, unread copy in dust jacket.
Inventory Number: 47189