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Title Illustrations to Maximilian Prince of Wied's Travels in the interior of North America
Artist Bodmer, Karl (1809-1893)
Date
Document Type Art
Description A collection of Karl Bodmer's illustratons, vignettes and plates from Prince Maximillian of Wied-Neuwied's travels in North America. Published by Ackermann & Company, 96 Strand, London.
Keywords landscape, seascape, agriculture, river, warrior, indigenous peoples, portrait, dance, ceremony, ritual, encampment, recreation, art
Theme Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Northeast, Great Plains, Subarctic
Additional Information Swiss artist Karl Bodmer accompanied Prince Maximilian of Wied on a two-year natural science expedition to the American West in 1832-1834. During this expedition, Bodmer produced a large quantity of field sketches and watercolors depicting the North American landscape and the American Indian. Later upon his return to Europe, Bodmer set up residence in Paris and supervised the preparation of eighty-one aquatints engraved after his original art work to accompany Maximilian’s expedition account, Travels in the interior of North America.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference Oversize Graff 4649 Atlas