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Indian Utensils and arms.
Indian Utensils and arms.
CreatorBodmer, Karl, 1809-1893
TitleIndian Utensils and arms.
DescriptionTableau 48. Variety of objects collected by Prince Maximillian, from the Plains Indian tribal communities. Objects include Sioux and Iroquois moccasins, quill-decorated otter skin, bows, an eagle-feather war bonnet, a double-goose-bone war whistle, a hair roach, a Sioux pipe, painted rawhide storage bag, a Mandan hoop-and-pole game item, a lance, a pipe temper, ceremonial drum, pipe with eagle feathers, cloth, horsehair and woodpecker bills, a stone knife and an elaborate warshield, and medicine bundles.
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)
Coverage (Spatial)North America
Coverage (Temporal)19th century
Subject1Indians of North America -- Implements
Subject2Indians of North America -- Clothing and dress
Subject3Indians of North America -- Weapons
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-06-15
Extent (Digital)98.7 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:
CollectionAyer Art Digital Collection (Newberry Library)
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