Illustrations of the manners, customs & condition of the North America ...
by George Catlin.

Illustrations of the manners, customs & condition of the North American Indians

with letters and notes, written during eight years of travel and adventure among the wildest and most remarkable tribes now existing

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English.

About the Book

George Catlin self educated artist, paintings in oil, water colour, realizing the red man's existence was rapidly becoming adulterated with many exaggerated stories from settlers,so called mountain men, & explorers in general, decided to take off
alone, ill prepared for the adventure ahead, fearlessly into Indian country. His written input is kept to a minimum thus allowing his images to make his statements. With such an honest simplistic approach to his art he was allowed an honesty & realism from his subjects others have failed to capture. Of all the versions shown here, the 1876, Chatto & Windus version is by far the best. It is an amazing digital conversion. All the illustrations are in color and while they are not Catlin's exact illustrations, they are the color copies that were made for this 1876 edition. The person who did this conversion did a wonderful job.

Edition Notes

"In two volumes. Vol. II."

"With three hundred and sixty coloured engravings from the author's original paintings."

Part of a CIHM set.

Reproduction of original in: Library of the Public Archives of Canada.

Pre-1900 Canadiana.

Microfiche. Ottawa : Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions, 1982. 5 microfiches (205 fr.) ; 11 x 15 cm. (CIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches ; no. 26856).

Series CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 26856.

The Physical Object

Format Microform
Pagination viii, 265 p.
Number of pages 265

ID Numbers

Open Library OL16918747M
ISBN 10 0665268564

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