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.
Gilpin was the daughter of Frank and Emma Gilpin. Her father came from Philadelphia and was involved cattle ranching. In an interview she said her father was a friend of the great landscape ... more »
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''A river seems a magic thing. A magic, moving, living part of the very earth itselffor it is from the soil, both from its depth and from its surface, that a river has its beginning.''Laura Gilpin (1891-1979), U.S. photographer. The Rio Grande, introduction (1949).