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Assiniboin Indians
Assiniboin Indians
URLNL004684
CreatorBodmer, Karl, 1809-1893
TitleAssiniboin Indians
Date-Created1836-1841?
DescriptionTableau 32. Portrait of two Assiniboine men. Pitapiu, at right wears a rawhide shield with an amulet, a whip hangs from his wrist. His hair is loose and he wears red face paint. The man at left wears a quilled, beaded shirt with leather fringe and he carries a gun.
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 -- Portraits
Subject2Assiniboine Indians -- Clothing and dress
Subject3Assiniboine Indians -- Social life and customs
Subject4Indian Weapons -- Great Plains
Subject5Quillwork -- Great Plains
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-06-15
Extent (Digital)86.6 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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