Episodes from Life among the Indians and Last Rambles

Episodes from Life among the Indians and Last Rambles

by George Catlin
     
 


Fascinating account of famed artist's travels among the indigenous peoples of North and South America in the 1850s. 163 scenes and portraits, including 12 color plates, Indians, their clothing, ornamentation and weapons — plus views of village life and landscapes. One of the best, most reliable sources of information on many now-vanished native cultures.
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Fascinating account of famed artist's travels among the indigenous peoples of North and South America in the 1850s. 163 scenes and portraits, including 12 color plates, Indians, their clothing, ornamentation and weapons — plus views of village life and landscapes. One of the best, most reliable sources of information on many now-vanished native cultures.

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Best known for his classic study , Catlin also documented his travels among the Indians of South America and the North American Pacific Coast. This reprint presents his records of those lesser-known journeys made in the 1850s, and includes 163 paintings and portraits (twelve in the form of color plates). Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780486299341
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
07/10/1997
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.13(h) x 0.72(d)

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