“Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Warriors”

January 12, 2013

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“Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Warriors: Photographs by Gertrude Käsebier,” In 1898, inspired by a grand parade of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West troupe en route to New York City’s Madison Square Garden, photographer Gertrude Käsebier (1852-1934) began a project to photograph Sioux Indians traveling with the show. View approximately 60 original platinum and gum-bichromate photographs printed from original glass negatives, pictograph drawings made by the Sioux Indians while in the studio, historic camera and studio equipment, Nov. 17-Feb. 9, 2013. Also: “Plateau Portraits: The Photographs of Richard Lewis,” showcases selections from the MAC’s Richard Lewis collection of portrait photography. Plateau Portraits focuses individuals from Plateau tribes taken during the 1920s and 1930s. Hours are Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and open until 8 p.m. on the first and second Friday.

Where:
Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave., Spokane, WA
City:
Spokane
Neighborhood:
Browne's Addition neighborhood, Downtown
Cost:
$7/adults, $5/seniors and students with ID, free/age 5 and younger
Phone:
(509) 456-3931
Email:
rebecca.bishop@northmuseum.org
Website:
http://www.northwestmuseum.org/
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