Types of Laguna Pueblo
Albuquerque, NM: Ben Wittick, (c.1881). Stereoview. Albumen photograph [9.5 cm x 15 cm] / [3.75" x 6"] on an orange mount [10 cm x 18 cm] / [4" x 7"] Wittick back stamp. Minor rubbing to corners of mount with subtle fading to images. Item #6388
Posed studio view of five people from the Laguna Pueblo in traditional dress.
George Ben Wittick (1845-1903) arrived in New Mexico Territory in 1878 as a photographer for the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad, he operated studios in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Gallup, and Fort Wingate. He photographed the people and places throughout the area, during a time of upheaval in the American Southwest. His photographs of Billy the Kid and the Apache leader, Geronimo, have been reproduced for a century.