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Dakota Woman and Assiniboin Girl
Dakota Woman and Assiniboin Girl
CreatorBodmer, Karl, 1809-1893
TitleDakota Woman and Assiniboin Girl
DescriptionTableau 9. Portrait of a Dakota woman and an Assiniboine girl. The Assiniboine girl is wearing a hide dress with beadwork and fringe, over leggings. The Dakota woman is wearing beaded leggings and is wrapped in a painted hide blanket.
Extent (Original)1 drawing; 55.5 x 44 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
Subject1Dakota Indians -- Portraits
Subject2Assiniboine Indians -- Clothing and dress -- 1830-1840
Subject3Yankton Indians -- Portraits
Subject4Dakota Indians -- Women -- Pictorial works
Subject5Assiniboine Indians -- Children -- Pictorial works
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-06-15
Extent (Digital)92.7 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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