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Mawinehikis - "Tries-to-excel" - Cree
  • Edward Sheriff Curtis
    1868–1952
    born: Whitewater, Wisconsin, United States ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States ; active: United States
  • Mawinehikis - "Tries-to-excel" - Cree, 1926
  • The North American Indian (1907-1930) Volume XVIII
  • Where object was made: United States
  • photogravure
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 19 x 14 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Marcus J. and Carol K. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 1985.0309
Description
Exhibitions

Three-quarter head shot of a Native American male (identified as Cree) with parted lips. There are strands of hair crossing their forehead and the rest of the hair is pulled back.