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Bison Dance of the Mandan Indians in front of their medicine lodge.
Bison Dance of the Mandan Indians in front of their medicine lodge.
URLNL004670
CreatorBodmer, Karl, 1809-1893
TitleBison Dance of the Mandan Indians in front of their medicine lodge.
Date-Created1836-1841?
DescriptionTableau 18. Depiction of a ceremony of the Buffalo Bull Society of the Mandan Indians. Members are wearing headdress of bison hide with attached horns. Two members are wearing full bison head masks. Others wear bulls tails, cloth tails and carry lances or curved wands.
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)
TypeImage
Coverage (Spatial)North America
Coverage (Temporal)19th century
Subject1Indian dance -- North America
Subject2Mandan Indians -- Rites and ceremonies
Subject3Mandan Indians -- Clothing and dress
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-06-15
Extent (Digital)103 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: photoduplication@newberry.org
CollectionAyer Art Digital Collection (Newberry Library)
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