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266: Deluvina Maxwell & 3 orig photos Navajo NewMex

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Title: Four original photographs - New Mexico Navajo life, including one portrait of Deluvina Maxwell
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Description: Four original photographs, including: Original silver print photograph portrait of Deluvina Maxwell taken in 1919. Measures 4x2. Image of the sextegenarian standing in a doorway, believed to be at Ft. Sumner, New Mexico. * Three original albumen photographs, each measuring 5x7 (or the reverse) and mounted on card stock. Each captioned on the photograph in white, one signed Kaadt. That signed image is of the Ben Hur Room of Santa Fe. Another photograph is a portrait of a Navajo man, and is labeled Santa Domingo. The third photograph is a family portrait of 11 Navajo women and children.Lovely collection featuring Navajo portraits at the turn of the century, as well as a portrait of one of the better known Navajo women of the Wild West.
Heading: (Photographs - New Mexico)Place Published: New Mexico
Date Published: [c.1890-1919]


Mounts are dampstained, and worn along edges, two of the large photographs are dampstained as well; the small portrait is near fine; else good to very good.
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