1914 Original Photogravure | Edward Curtis | Crests of A Nimkish Family
This is an original large photogravure plate from ‘The North American Indian,’ Portfolio 6. This photogravure used the original photo and was transferred to an etching plate, then hand inked and pressed into vellum paper. It is a true, copperplate, photogravure etching. Originally, 500 sets of the 20 volumes were proposed, but only about half or 227 actual sets were produced. Original photogravure were produced in Boston by John Andrew & Son.