Edward S. Curtis -- Picture Opera
Edward S. Curtis is one of Seattle’s most famous artists. He is known worldwide for his creation of the 20 volume and portfolio set of "The NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN” which he produced between 1900 and 1930. In addition he made thousands of recordings from Native Americans on wax cylinders. To promote the series he created the Picture Musicale “Picture Opera” with hand colored Magic Glass Lantern Slides and an orchestra score. His presentations were received with enthusiasm around the country including a capacity crowd at Carnegie Hall. This exhibit will include his original lantern slides with 36" x 48" enlargements and a period Magic Lantern Slide Projector.