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Title
[Dancing Kaluschians of Sitka, Alaska]
Creator
Langsdorff, Georg Heinrich von (1773-), German, artist
Date Created and/or Issued
[between 1803 and 1807]
Publication Information
Bancroft Library
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Collection
Honeyman (Robert B., Jr.) - Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material
Rights Information
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Description
Six native dancers with tattooed faces; principal dancer wears elaborately decorated costume; five hold groups of eagle feathers; one leans on a stick; four persons (two with protruding lower lips) on ground watching dance; hut with fire in distance; mountains beyond. See also 1963.002:1036--ALB.
Supplied title. Handwritten (LC, in ink): Die Kaluschen in Sitcha bey einem Tanz; (LR, in ink): Dr. Langsdorff ad natur. del.; (UR, in ink): Tab. XIV; (on verso): Langsdorff... Ref. note: Langsdorff-German edition, Vol. II, Plate 7; text, p. 98; English edition, Vol. II., Plate 3; text, p. 114. Inscriptions in German.
Type
image
Format
Drawing on paper: wash 22.2 x 27.4 cm.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf509nb5kj
BANC PIC 1963.002:1020--ffALB
Subject
Alaska
Clothing & dress
Discovery & exploration
Expeditions & surveys
Indians of North America
Manners & customs
Northwest, Pacific
Voyages to the Pacific
Women

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