Painting the Dakota: Seth Eastman at Fort Snelling

Painting the Dakota: Seth Eastman at Fort Snelling

by Marybeth Lorbiecki
     
 

YOUNG READERS LEARN ABOUT Dakota Indian culture through the Seth Eastman paintings. Painted during seven years on the frontier, these watercolor and oil paintings comprise the most significant source of information about Native American life in pre-territorial Minnesota.  See more details below

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YOUNG READERS LEARN ABOUT Dakota Indian culture through the Seth Eastman paintings. Painted during seven years on the frontier, these watercolor and oil paintings comprise the most significant source of information about Native American life in pre-territorial Minnesota.

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Some 40 of Eastman's watercolors of the indigenous Dakota culture in what was to become Minnesota highlight this account of the artist-army officer and the tribes around Fort Snelling. The foreword writer is a descendent of Eastman and a native woman. For older children and adults. Coincides with an exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian. 10x9<"> format. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781890434328
Publisher:
Afton Historical Society Press
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Edition description:
Signed
Pages:
104
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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