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Title
Painted lodges, Piegan
William Smith Mason Collection of Western Americana
Alternative Title
Volume 6, plate 186
Creator
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
Publication Information
E. S. Curtis (Seattle); The University Press (Cambridge, Mass)
Honnold Mudd Library. Special Collections
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
West-ography, re-imaging the West
Rights Information
For more information on copyright or permissions for this image, please contact Honnold Mudd Library Special Collections at https://library.claremont.edu/scl/
Description
Symbolically painted tipis are frequently observed among the Piegan. Sometimes incidents in the owner's career, especially as a warrior, are depicted, but more often, as in this picture, the painting is conventional, and imitative of a tipi seen by the owner in a vision.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
wor00187.tif
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll8/id/187
Language
English
Subject
Piegan Indians
Dwellings
Photogravure
Landscape photography
Landscapes
Source
Photogravure, 22.25 x 18.25 inches: The North American Indian; being a series of volumes picturing and describing the Indians of the United States, and Alaska, 970.6 C942 vol.6 plates, William Smith Mason Collection of Western Americana, Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library
Relation
West-ography, re-imaging the West - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll8

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