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Moennitarri Warrior in the Costume of the Dog Dance. Pehriska-Ruhpa
Moennitarri Warrior in the Costume of the Dog Dance. Pehriska-Ruhpa
URLNL004675
CreatorBodmer, Karl, 1809-1893
TitleMoennitarri Warrior in the Costume of the Dog Dance. Pehriska-Ruhpa
Date-Created1836-1841?
DescriptionTableau 23. Portrait of Pehriska-Ruhpa, "Two Ravens", principal leader of the Hidatsa Dog Society performing a traditional dance in full costume. His blue headdress is made of magpie and wild turkey feathers. He wears a long cloth mantle over his shoulder, a war whistle and holds a society emblem, of a rattle made of deer hooves or deer claws attached to a beaded stick in his right hand and a bow and arrows in his left hand.
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)
TypeImage
Coverage (Spatial)North America
Coverage (Temporal)19th century
Subject1Indians of North America -- Portraits
Subject2Hidatsa Indians -- Clothing and dress
Subject3Hidatsa Indians -- Dance
Subject4Hidatsa Indians -- Social life and customs
Subject5Hidatsa Indians -- Rites and ceremonies
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-06-15
Extent (Digital)89.7 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: photoduplication@newberry.org
CollectionAyer Art Digital Collection (Newberry Library)
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