Auction 123, Lot 796

"[Lot of 15 - Zuni Ceremonies]", U.S. Gov't Printing Office

Subject: Native Americans

Period: 1904 (published)

Publication: 23rd Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology

Color: Printed Color

5.5 x 8.5 inches
14 x 21.6 cm

Beautiful set of heliotype prints from Matilda Cox Stevenson's "The Zuni Indians: Their Mythology, Esoteric Fraternities, and Ceremonies". These prints consist of masks, religious artifacts, altars and scenes of individuals in costumes, preparing for ceremonies. All printed in lovely, full color.


Condition: A

A couple with minor damp staining along edges, well away from image. Pleasant age toning.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $170

Closed on 2/20/2008