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Original image from book
E. A. Burbank Timeline Image - Geromino

Figure 1: Chief Geronimo

Courtesy: The Southwest Museum
E. A. Burbank Timeline Image - Burbank

Figure 2: Elbridge Ayer Burbank

Burbank Among the Indians


Elbridge Ayer Burbank

As told to

Ernest Royce

Originally edited by

Frank J. Taylor

Illustrated by

Elbridge Ayer Burbank

Updated, edited, and formatted for the World-Wide-Web by:
Mark L. Sadler

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The Art Institute of Chicago

The Butler Institute of American Art

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This web-based version of Burbank's book is not intended

to provide high-resolution images of his art. Most images

were scanned from M. Melissa Wolfe's wonderful

catalogue from her exhibit on Burbank's works:

American Indian Portraits -

Elbridge Ayer Burbank in the West (1897-1910)

Melissa was most gracious and accommodating in answering

all of my questions concerning her work. We found her notes

and references in American Indian Portraits to be most helpful.

Special thanks to

Margaret Kistler

for the inspiration provided by her

Harvard Historical Society presentation:

E. A. Burbank, Son of Harvard, Illinois

This book was originally dedicated by Burbank to his uncle


and the