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Woman of the Snake-Tribe, Woman of the Cree-Tribe.
Woman of the Snake-Tribe, Woman of the Cree-Tribe.
URLNL004685
CreatorBodmer, Karl, 1809-1893
TitleWoman of the Snake-Tribe, Woman of the Cree-Tribe.
Date-Created1836-1841?
DescriptionTableau 33. Portrait of two Plains Indian women. The woman of the Snake Tribe, at left, wears a hide dress with fringe, and a purple cloth blanket. The Cree woman, at right wears an elk hide dress, a trade blanket, red face paint, and elaborate earrings made of dentalium shells and blue beads. Her hair is in braids.
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
Subject1Indian women -- Great Plains -- Portraits
Subject2Indians of North America -- Clothing and dress
Subject3Face painting
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-06-15
Extent (Digital)96.3 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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