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An Assiniboin Indian and a Yanktonan Indian
An Assiniboin Indian and  a Yanktonan Indian
CreatorBodmer, Karl, 1809-1893
TitleAn Assiniboin Indian and a Yanktonan Indian
DescriptionTableau 12. Portrait of Noapeh, an Assiniboine Indian and Psihdja-Sahpa, a Yanktonan Indian. Noapeh, on the left, is wearing an antelope horn headdress and beaded shirt with a large quilled rosette on the front and is holding a set of bow and arrows. Psihdja-Sahpa is wearing a Buffalo hide skin, beaded hair ornamentation and gold bands worn above his elbows.
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
Subject1Yankton Indians -- Portraits
Subject2Assiniboine Indians -- Portraits
Subject3Indians of North America -- Clothing and dress -- 1830-1840
Subject4Indians of North America -- Weapons
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-06-15
Extent (Digital)100 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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