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Maker(s):Geoffroy, Charles Michel; Bodmer, Karl (after)
Culture:French (1819-1882); Swiss (1809-1893)
Title:Dance of the Mandan Women (Ptihn-Tak-Ochatä), Plate 28 from "Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1806" by Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809; Clark, William, 1770-1838
Date Made:1839
Type:Print
Materials:hand colored engraving
Measurements:sheet: 17 1/4 in x 23 7/16 in; 43.8 cm x 59.5 cm; plate: 9 11/16 in x 12 7/8 in; 24.6 cm x 32.7 cm
Accession Number:  AC PR.1940.3
Credit Line:Gift of Charles H. Morgan
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
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Description:
One of 72 illustrations for "Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1806" by Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809; Clark, William, 1770-1838. Chapter IV. From Teton River to the Mandans - Clark's Journal and Orders, September 25-October 26, 1804. Order by Lewis, October 13. These engravings are based on original watercolor paintings by Karl Bodmer (1809-1893), and first published in Maximilian Prince of Wied's travel narrative, Reise in das innere Nord-America in den Jahren 1832-1834 (Coblenz: J. Hölscher, 1839-1841). [http://www.americanjourneys.org/aj-100a/]

Tags:
indigenous people; festivals; dance; figures; costume; headdresses; portraits

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