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Comanche Village

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 1000

Description

Oil painting depicting village of tepees with various industries going on in foreground. On the Red River in Texas, formed 1,200 skin tents, curiously painted and embroidered. Mounted on painted green matte cardboard. Catlin cat. (1871) #137.

Dates

  • 1853-1870

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Born in: Wilkes-Barre, PA; Died in: Jersey City, NJ.Active in: U.S.; Europe. Catlin's 1840s and 1850s portraits and paintings of Indian and western culture are important documents in American history, anthropology, and art.

Extent

1 Object : painting : oil on paper ; 18 3/8 x 24 3/4 in., mounted 21 x 27 3/4 in.

Language of Materials

English

Condition

Condition: Fair (4).

Related Materials

Negative #327033, 2A13855; 4"x5" slide #1899; 35mm slide #897.

Exhibition Note

10/16/1958 - 10/31/1958 "George Catlin." Kennedy Galleries.

Local Note

A-143.

Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Sponsor
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

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