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George Catlin - 1926 - Plate #120 - Native American

(Item: CATLIN120)

THE MANNERS, CUSTOMS, AND CONDITIONS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS  

GEORGE CATLIN

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Written During Eight Years Travel Amongst The Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America, 1832-39

With Four Hundred Illustrations, Carefully Engraved From His Original Paintings

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Edinburgh: John Grant

31 George IV. Bridge

1926

Volume Two - Plate #120 

Plate Signed

Image Title: Fig 210 1/2. A. "A Cradle for carring a child, also to help flatten the child's head & forming the body. If the child dies in the process(the child is often left in the cradle for weeks), its cradle becomes its coffin.

B. A Flattened Chinook skull, in comparison, and average skull (C).

D. Drawing of a Chinook Canoe.

E. A Na-as War Canoe.

F. Dishes for bailing a sinking canoe.

G. A Stikeen Mask.

H. Wood block placed in the lip of the Na-as women for purposes of stretching the lip.

I. A drawing of the block in its exact dimensions.

K. "Wapito Diggers," Instruments use to dig the wapito, a bulbus root, much like a turnip.

L. Paw-To-Maw-Gons or Po-Ko-Mo-Gons, War Clubs, one made of Copper and the other made of whale bone.

N. Two Criously Carved Pipes made of Black Slate. Catlin.

Print Condition: Good/Lightly Toned Edges

Octavo

Page Size - Approx:  9 3/4" X 6"

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Category: George Catlin/Native American Vol. 2

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