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Identifier: P0108

Title: Die Indianische Volkstamme Americas Collection

Description: This collection is a set of 22 hand-colored woodcuts of Native Americans from an 1860 German book "Die Indianische Volkstamme Americas" (The Indian Tribes of America). The book was probably based on George Catlin's 1841 book "Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs and Condition of The North American Indians." Some engravings are portraits, and some show everyday scenes. Subjects include: people riding horses; Mandan chief; chief of the Blackfoot Nation; Comanche warrior; buffalo; bison; dancing; teepees; tents; Tecumseh; trading with European fur trappers and traders; hunting; fishing at night; medicine man.

Rights: UND


Dates: ca. 1860

Type(s): Collection




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