Navajo Family in Covered Wagon


Laura Gilpin, Photographer Unknown inn816p.jpg IN-N-816 B&W 1504-0816-0000 inn816p Print 4x6 Historic Photographs 1934 Reproduction requires permission. Digital images property of SHM Library & Archives


The wagon and the riding horse were important methods of transport and most Navajo owned them even if they had access to motor vehicles.

(Source: The Navajo, James F. Downs, Waveland Press, 1984)

Laura Gilpin (April 22, 1891 – November 30, 1979) was an American photographer. Gilpin is known for her photographs of Native Americans, particularly the Navajo and Pueblo, and Southwestern landscapes.



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