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Wahk-ta-Ge-Li. A Sioux Warrior
Wahk-ta-Ge-Li.  A Sioux Warrior
URLNL004689
CreatorBodmer, Karl, 1809-1893
TitleWahk-ta-Ge-Li. A Sioux Warrior
Date-Created1836-1841?
DescriptionPortrait of Sioux Warrior, Wahk-ta-ge-li. Wearing headdress, beaded necklace, hide clothing with beaded ornamentation and hair fringe on the arms, and a buffalo skin blanket. He is holding a tomahawk.
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
Subject2Indians of North America -- Clothing and dress
Subject3Dakota Indians in art
Subject4Indian beadwork -- Great Plains
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-06-15
Extent (Digital)79.3 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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