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Tombs of the Assiniboin Indians on Trees
Tombs of the Assiniboin Indians on Trees
URLNL004682
CreatorBodmer, Karl, 1809-1893
TitleTombs of the Assiniboin Indians on Trees
Date-Created1836-1841?
DescriptionTableau 30. Depiction of the Assiniboine burial practice of raising the dead on platforms or scaffolds. Wolves are depicted below, circling the tombs.
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
Subject1Assiniboine Indians -- Social life and customs
Subject2Indians of North America -- Funeral Rites and Ceremonies
Subject3(U.S.) -- Pictorial works
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-06-15
Extent (Digital)93.1 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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