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Burbank, E. A., (Elbridge Ayer), 1858-1949 : E. A. Burbank Indian Portraits, Paintings, 1897-1908

Collection of twenty-five oil paintings on canvas and panel executed by E. A. Burbank during the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries. Predominately composed of intimately-scaled portraits of American Indian men and women, this collection offers invaluable insight into the pictorial depiction of the American Indian during the turn of the twentieth century as well as the cultural cache attached to the depiction of native subjects.
Extent: 24 linear feet - (25 custom boxes)
Subjects: Arts, Indians and the West
Call Number: VAULT Oversize Ayer Art.Burbank.Paint
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The E. A. Burbank Indian Portraits, Paintings are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 painting at a time maximum, proper painting handling procedures strictly enforced (Priority I).