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Maker(s):Catlin, George
Culture:American (1796 - 1872)
Title:Buffalo Dance, Plate 8 from the North American Collection
Date Made:1844
Materials:lithograph printed with black and buff ink with watercolor and gouache on paper
Place Made:United States
Measurements:sheet: 16 1/2 x 22 3/4 in.; 41.91 x 57.785 cm; image: 12 x 17 7/8 in.; 30.48 x 45.4025 cm
Narrative Inscription:  inscribed on stone below image at lower left: Catlin, del. on stone by McGahey, lower center: No. 8 / BUFFALO DANCE / (From Catlin's N A Indian Collection), lower right: Day & Haghe Lith to the Queen
Accession Number:  SC 2003.11
Credit Line:Gift of Susan S. Small, class of 1948
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art

group of Native Americans wearing buffalo head masks and carrying spears, shields, and bow with arrow; tents in background

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