Photographs made by Arthur W. Dow during a trip to Arizona and New Mexico with photographer Alvin L. Coburn. They document the Laguna and Zuni Pueblos and cliff dwellings in Walnut Canyon National Monument.
Arthur Wesley Dow (1857-1922) was a landscape painter, teacher, and printmaker from Ipswich, Massachusetts. Influenced by Ernest Fenollosa, Dow pioneered the use of Japanese art principles in American art. He taught art at Pratt Institute, 1895-1904, and at Teachers College, Columbia University, 1904-1922.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 77-69
Copy prints and negatives made by Smithsonian Institution, 1977.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The Archives of American Art holds the Arthur Wesley Dow Papers and William H. Elsner papers relating to Arthur Wesley Dow.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum holds art by Arthur Dow.
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.