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Title [Karl Bodmer's collection of artwork from North America]
Artist Bodmer, Karl (1809-1893)
Date 1836-c.1841
Document Type Art
Description Karl Bodmer's Illustrations to Prince Maximillian of Wied-Neuwied's Travels in the Interior of North America, 1832-34. In 1836 Maximilian commissioned Bodmer to create illustrations to accompany the text of his atlas documenting their travels.
Places Niagara Falls, Yellowstone River, Rocky Mountains, Missouri River, Fort McKenzie, Fort Pierre, United States
Keywords hunting, art, frontier, treaty, encampment, portrait, buffalo, ceremony, ritual, culture, dance, bear
Theme Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters; American Indians and the US Government
Tribe / Nation Assiniboine; Dakota; Blackfeet; Mandan; Missouria; Hidatsa; Sioux Nation; Cree
Culture Area Great Plains, Subarctic
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT oversize Graff 4649 atlas