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Borders of Identity in North America

Photographed from atop a high ridge, this photograph depicts a view looking down into a winding desert canyon.
Ansel Adams
Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona
gelatin silver print on paper
15 9/16 in x 19 1/2 in (39.53 cm x 49.53 cm);26 1/4 in x 32 1/4 in (66.68 cm x 81.92 cm);22 1/8 in x 28 1/8 in (56.2 cm x 71.44 cm)
Gift of Harry H. Lunn, Jr.
Laton Alton Huffman
The Hat X Camp, General Round-up
colotype print on paper
9 13/16 in. x 22 7/16 in. ( 25 cm x 57 cm )
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Michael Fauman
This photograph depicts an elevated, wide view of a curving river winding through a wooded valley, with snowcapped mountains rising in the distance. The sky above the landscape is filled with clouds.
Ansel Adams
The Tetons and the Snake River, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
gelatin silver print on paper
22 3/16 in x 28 1/16 in (56.36 cm x 71.28 cm);26 1/8 in x 32 1/8 in (66.36 cm x 81.6 cm)
Gift of Harry H. Lunn, Jr.
Laton Alton Huffman
Cutting Out a Steer
colotype print on paper
6 15/16 in. x 12 in. ( 17.6 cm x 30.5 cm )
Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Michael Fauman
Laton Alton Huffman
Saddling the Wild Horse
colotype print on paper
9 15/16 in. x 7 15/16 in. ( 25.2 cm x 20.2 cm )
Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Michael Fauman
A team of seven people on horses and a dog cross the desert. They appear small compared to the vast rocky landforms behind them.
Edward S. Curtis
Canyon de Chelly
orotone on glass
10 1/2 in x 13 1/2 in (26.7 cm x 34.3 cm);15 3/4 in x 18 7/8 in (40.01 cm x 47.94 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
A woman kneeling in a rocky landscape. She is near a stream with a vessel for water in her hands. She wears her hair in long braids and a cloth on her forehead.
Edward S. Curtis
Water Baskets—Wishham
photogravure on paper
12 in x 9 3/16 in (30.48 cm x 23.34 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas M. Kenyon
This is a portrait of a young woman against a plain, dark backdrop. She wears a draped cloth garment, strands of beadwork looped around her neck. Her hair is cut in a short style with blunt, thick bangs covering her forehead. 
Edward S. Curtis
Póvi-Támuⁿ ("Flower Morning") - San Ildefonso
photogravure on paper
22 in x 18 in (55.8 cm x 45.8 cm);23 3/8 in x 18 3/16 in (59.37 cm x 46.2 cm)
Gift of Stephen M. Taylor
This work shows a black and white photograph of a crowd of people outdoors, with trees in the background. On the left is a uniformed policeman holding a dog on a leash in one hand and a club in the other. In the center area there is a man, with his back to the viewer, who is being attacked by two dogs. One, controlled by another policeman, is ripping his clothing and the other, with teeth bared, is attacking his right hand. In the crowd there are men watching the attack and looking at the policemen.
Andy Warhol
Birmingham Race Riot
screenprint on paper
20 1/16 in x 24 1/16 in (50.96 cm x 61.12 cm);26 1/8 in x 32 1/16 in (66.36 cm x 81.44 cm)
Gift of Graham and Marianne Smith
In the foreground there is a horizontal white fence. Behind that are two mountains that overlap eachother in the center of the image and a larger mountain in the back that is in between the two. The mountain in the back is darker because of the cloud cover above.
Steve Crouch
Hills, Bitterwater Valley, Gabilar Rouge, California
gelatin silver print on paper
8 5/8 in x 81 in (21.91 cm x 205.74 cm)
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
Photographed from ground level, this image depicts a wide view of a valley floor surrounded by tall cliffs on either side.
Carleton Emmons Watkins
Down the Valley, Yosemite, California
albumen print on paper
8 1/4 in x 11 7/8 in (20.9 cm x 30.2 cm);16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
<p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">A girl wearing a striped scarf or blanket standing among grass and trees, looking at the viewer. </span></span></p>
Laton Alton Huffman
Jennie Wallace, Crow Girl
toned gelatin silver print on paper
7 ½ in x 5 ½ in (19.05 cm x 13.97 cm);13 in x 11 in (33.02 cm x 27.94 cm);7 11/16 in x 5 ½ in (19.53 cm x 13.97 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas M. Kenyon

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<p>America Encounters Asia in Art</p>

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87 Collection Object Sources

Birmingham Race Riot (1986/1.194.5)
Colored (2003/1.406)
After Manet (2004/2.3)
Manet's Olympia (1991/2.102.1)
Wiffleball Player (2013/2.356)
A Woman (1985/1.106)
El Mercado (1950/1.172)
Hat Makers (1964/2.42)
Northwest Native (1983/1.287)
Muscle Beach (1976/2.17)
Seven Kiowah Men (2002/1.208)
New Mexico (2000/2.158.10)
Marching Women (1948/1.72)
The Steerage (1995/2.23)
Lenox Avenue (1943.63)
Hobo Jungle (2002/1.177)
School (2002/1.198)
Untitled (1993/2.13.1)
Untitled (1993/2.13.2)
Untitled (1993/2.13.4)
Untitled, #2 (2013/2.210)
New York (1990/2.54)
Untitled (1990/2.61)
Model (1975/2.98)
Bandolier Bag (1984/2.5)
Art Attack (1991/1.137)
Faschismus (2005/2.64)
Color Rinse (2004/1.142)
Hawaiian Barber (2018/2.151.4)

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