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George Catlin - 1926 - Plate #81 - Native American

(Item: CATLIN81)

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 #81

Plate Signed

Image Title: Fig 121. A. "Omaha Death Scaffold," The usual mode of the Omaha's for depositing their dead in crotches of trees.

B. "Customs of the Sioux," Their burials are peculiar and lasting. They often deposit the dead on trees & scaffolds, but more often then not buried on tops of bluffs.

C. "Mandan Remains," The character of Mandan remains, the mode of which is upon scaffolds or to bury them, but excavate the earth for small burial wigwams," Catlin.

Print Condition: Good/Lightly Toned Edges

Octavo

Page Size:  9 3/4" X 6"

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