Laura Gilpin – Master Photographer of Southwest

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

    Just weeks before her death, she leaned out the window of a small plane flying low over the Rio Grande valley to make her last photographs.
    Laura Gilpin died on November 30, 1979, at the age of 88.(via)

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    “The subject in the photo is Susan Tsosie, my grandmother. Susan is seated on the ground, holding a kid goat and wearing traditional Navajo clothing: a hand-woven shawl draped around her shoulders, silver coins and buttons adorning her blouse and a stunning piece of turquoise jewelry around her neck.”