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Title
[Mandan village]
Creator
Catlin, George, 1796-1872
Date Created and/or Issued
1848
Publication Information
London : Henry G. Bohn
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
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. 1, plate 26, no. 47 - no. 48.
Image no. 47 shows elevated view of Mandan village with lodges or wigwams, scalp-poles surrounding stockade; image no. 48 shows burial customs of Mandan people including scaffolds on which dead are placed in background, circle of human skulls in foreground.
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Type
image
Format
Pictorial works.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
2 prints (1 page) : lithograph, col. ; images 3 x 4 3/4 in. and 3 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. on page 9 5/8 in.
Identifier
(C)001485153CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Indians of North America--Great Plains--Pictorial works
Indians of North America--Dwellings--Great Plains--Pictorial works
Mandan Indians--Pictorial works
Scaffold burial--Great Plains
Funeral rites & ceremonies--Great Plains
Great Plains--Pictorial works
Prints
Lithographs
Place
Great Plains

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