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Scalp Dance of the Minatarres
Scalp Dance of the Minatarres
URLNL004679
CreatorBodmer, Karl, 1809-1893
TitleScalp Dance of the Minatarres
Date-Created1836-1841?
DescriptionTableau 27. Gathering of Hidatsa men and women in a victory ceremony. Ceremonial dress, face paint and coup feathers are worn. The long poles display victory items and the pile of weapons were most likely taken from an enemy.
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
Subject1Indians in art
Subject2Hidatsa Indians -- Social life and customs
Subject3Hidatsa Indians -- Rites and ceremonies
Subject4Hidatsa Indians -- Clothing and dress
Subject5Hidatsa Indians -- Dance
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-06-15
Extent (Digital)104 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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