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Plates in: Illustrations of the manners, customs, and condition of the North American Indians : in a series of letters and notes written during eight years of travel and adventure among the wildest and most remarkable tribes now existing. : with three hundred and sixty engravings, from the author's original paintings / by Geo. Catlin, Vol. 2, plate 151, no. 270. Shows cliffs and prairie located on edge of Coteau des Prairie (the divide between the Mississippi and Missouri drainage on the north-central plains). In foreground, Native Americans quarry stone. Native Americans quarried red catlinite here for use in creating their smoking pipes. Site is currently Pipestone National Monument. 2010-6725GEN.
Pictorial works. Nonprojected graphic
1 print : lithograph, col. ; image 4 1/2 x 6 5/8 in. on page 9 5/8 in.
Indians of North America--Minnesota--Pictorial works Stone quarrying--Minnesota Pipestone National Monument (Minn.)--Pictorial works Prints Lithographs Landscape prints