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Title [Sketchbook by F. B. Mayer, 1 of 3] [oversize]
Artist Mayer, F. B.
Document Type Art
Description Sketches of American Indians by F. B. Mayer. Subjects include a council meeting, the treaty meeting at Camp Traverse des Sioux in 1851, and American Indians in daily life.
Places Minnesota Territory, United States
Keywords dress, art, indigenous peoples, portrait, council, pipe, tipi, treaty, army, government, tribal government, armed forces, fort, family life, women, children
Theme Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Great Plains
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT Oversize Ayer Art Mayer Drawings 1-15