Group of six Seri children sliding down a hill on sea-turtle shells.
Edward H. Davis (Edward Harvey Davis/E. H. Davis), Non-Indian, 1862-1951
Isla Tiburón; Hermosillo Municipality; Sonora State; Mexico
Silver gelatin print
Edward H. Davis owned a ranch outside San Diego, California, and became fascinated with local Indian people. The collection of Native objects he developed attracted the attention of George Heye, who purchased many items from Davis and hired him as a field collector in 1916. Photographs by Davis from southern California and northern Mexico probably accompanied the objects he sold to or collected for MAI.
3.25 x 5.5 in.
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