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

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."

"Written during eight years travel amongst the wildest tribes of Indians in North America. In 1832, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, and 39."

Reproduction of original in: MacOdrum Library.

Pre-1900 Canadiana.

Microfiche. Ottawa : Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions, 1983. 6 microfiches (254 fr.) ; 11 x 15 cm. (CIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches ; no. 43457).

Series CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 43457.

The Physical Object

Format Microform
Pagination viii, 266 p.
Number of pages 266

ID Numbers

Open Library OL16920917M
ISBN 10 066543457X

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