Letters and notes on the manners customs, and condition of the North A ...
by Geo. Catlin.

Letters and notes on the manners customs, and condition of the North American Indians

written during eight years' travel amongst the wildest tribes of Indians in North America in 1832, 33, 34, 35, 36 ,37, 38, and 39

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Published by G. Catlin 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."

Part of a CIHM set.

"With four hundred illustrations, carefully engraved from his original paintings."

"Published by the author ... "

Letters no. 32-58 -- Appendices, A,B,C.

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

Pre-1900 Canadiana.

Microfiche. Ottawa : Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions, 1982. 6 microfiches (253 fr.) ; 11 x 15 cm. (CIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches ; no. 32971).

Series CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 32971.

The Physical Object

Format Microform
Pagination viii, 264 p.
Number of pages 264

ID Numbers

Open Library OL16920323M
ISBN 10 0665329717

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