Original PhotoEthnologist and photographer of the American West and of Native American peoples. "The Vanishing Race." An image of the Navajo disappearing down a trail, embodying the disappearance of a people and a way of life. Platinum print, 6"x8" inches, with Curtis' signature, in ink, on recto, and with notations, in pencil and in ink, in an unknown hand, on verso. 1904. White matting is 14" x 10.5". No flaws aside from an almost imperceptible .5" emulsion, which is only visible at certain severe angles. This is Curtis' most famous and arresting image. It is in excellent condition.