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Chief of Blood-Indians, War-Chief of the Piekann Indians and Koutani Indian
Chief of Blood-Indians, War-Chief of the Piekann Indians and Koutani Indian
URLNL004699
CreatorBodmer, Karl, 1809-1893
TitleChief of Blood-Indians, War-Chief of the Piekann Indians and Koutani Indian
Date-Created1836-1841?
DescriptionTableau 46. Portrait of three Native Americans. Chief of the Blood Indians, at left, is wearing a red cloth shirt with long strands of hair and beads decorating the arms, and a peace medal on a beaded strand. The War-chief, in middle, is wrapped in a trade blanket and the Koutani Indian, at far right is wearing a hide shirt with fringe, a robe and a sweet grass choker.
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 of North America -- Great Plains -- Portraits
Subject2Indians of North America -- Clothing and dress
Subject3Indian beadwork -- North America
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-06-15
Extent (Digital)94.4 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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