Item #8257 Moki Indians. Pueblo Near Walpi. Horace Swartley Poley.
Poley, Horace Swartley

Moki Indians. Pueblo Near Walpi

Colorado Springs, CO: H.S. Poley, 1899. Silver print. [19 cm x 24 cm] / [7.5" x 9.5"] on a modern museum mount [35.5 cm x 43 cm] / [14" x 17] Strong contrasts. Title in the negative. Item #8257

View of the First Mesa pueblo of Sichomovi. Horace Swartley Poley (1864–1949). Poley moved to Colorado in 1887 where he founded a commercial photo studio in Colorado Springs. For nearly 50 years, he produced a catalog of photographs from Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah, recording landscapes, cityscapes, and Native American tribes of the region, including the Utes, Hopis, and Paiutes. During summer vacations Poley served as photographer with archaeological expeditions throughout the southwest.

Price: $150.00

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