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Massika, Saki Indian and Wakusasse, Musquake Indian
Massika, Saki Indian and Wakusasse, Musquake Indian
CreatorBodmer, Karl, 1809-1893
TitleMassika, Saki Indian and Wakusasse, Musquake Indian
DescriptionTableau 3. Portrait of Massika, a Saki (Sac or Sauc) Indian and Wakusassa, a Musquake (Fox) Indian. Massika wears beaded earrings, a roach headdress and facial markings depicting bear claw marks, a denotation of his tribal identity. Wakusasse wears a roach headdress, beads and face paint.
Extent (Original)1 drawing; 44 x 60 cm
Format (Original)Aquatint
Languageeng; fre; ger;
Call NumberVAULT oversize Graff 4649 atlas
SourceKarl Bodmer's Illustrations to Prince Maximillian of Wied-Neuwied's Travels in the Interior of North America, 1832-34. In 1836 Maximilian commissioned Bodmer to create illustrations to accompany the text of his atlas documenting their travels. These illustrations include 81 plates of aquatints. VAULT oversize Graff 4649 atlas
Is Part OfEdward E. Ayer Art Collection (Newberry Library)
Coverage (Spatial)North America
Coverage (Temporal)19th century
Subject1Indians of North America--Pictorial works
Subject2Sauk Indians -- Clothing and dress
Subject3Fox Indians -- Clothing and dress
Subject4Roach headdresses
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-06-15
Extent (Digital)102 Mb
Medium (Digital)Image/tiff
RightsAll rights reserved by the Newberry Library. Permission to reproduce in any format must be requested in writing. Contact Photoduplication Department, Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St., Chicago, IL 60610. Phone: 312-255-3566 E-mail:
CollectionAyer Art Digital Collection (Newberry Library)
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