Friday, May 16, 2008

The Fire-starter

The Fire-starter, by Mary Stebbins Taitt. (new version.)

for Photo Friday Fire.


Le Viking said...

This one is one of the most powerful you made.
Is the man Indian ? Are you familiar with the work of Edward Curtis ?

Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

The man is acting the part of an Indian and familiar with Indian ways, but I think he is Caucasian.

He did actually start that fire with flint and iron. I watched him do it.

No I don't think so, doesn't ring a bell.

Should I be?

Le Viking said...

He was a preacher who took pictures of Native Indians during the beginning of the century.

In fact, as we say in French, chacun ses goƻts... I love his pictures because of the sepia " ambiance "... Try to get his work through the net and let me know what you think about it.

Have a good night.

DeLi said...


Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

Thanks, Viking and DeLi!

Viking, I am familiar with Curtis's work to some extent, as soon as I looked I remembered! Great work!