Collection of stunning portraits of North American Indians set to fetch ...

Vanishing tribes: Collection of stunning portraits of 'North American Indians' endorsed by President Teddy Roosevelt is set to fetch $1.5million at auction The collection titled The North American Indians is by Edward S. Curtis, a 20-century American artist  He was commissioned by financier J.P. Morgan after President Theodore Roosevelt introduced them Collection will go on sale on 4 October in by Swann Galleries in New York and will fetch around $1.5million

By Charlie Moore For Mailonline

Published: 17:00 BST, 20 September 2018 | Updated: 17:07 BST, 20 September 2018

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A collection of stunning portraits of native Americans is set to fetch $1.5million at auction.

The collection titled The North American Indians is by Edward S. Curtis, a 20th-century American artist and photographer.

He was commissioned by financier J.P. Morgan after President Theodore Roosevelt introduced them.

Collection of stunning portraits of 'North American Indians' endorsed by President Teddy Roosevelt is set to fetch $1.5million at auction

Collection of stunning portraits of 'North American Indians' endorsed by President Teddy

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