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Pehriska-Ruhpa, A Minatarree or big-bellied Indian
Pehriska-Ruhpa, A Minatarree or big-bellied Indian
CreatorBodmer, Karl, 1809-1893
TitlePehriska-Ruhpa, A Minatarree or big-bellied Indian
DescriptionTableau 17. Portrait of Pehriska-Ruhpa in Minitari dance costume decorated with elaborate quillwork, ermine fur fringe, locks of human hair and dyed hoarsehair. His necklace is otter skin decorated with small trade beads and grizzly bear claws. He holds a large pipe and wears face paint.
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
Subject1Hidasta Indians -- North Dakota
Subject2Hidatsa Indians -- Clothing and dress -- 1830-1840
Subject3Indians of North America -- Social life and customs
Subject4Indians of North America -- Tobacco pipes
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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