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

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

written during eight years' travel (1832-1839) amongst the wildest tribes of Indians in North America

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Published by Published for the author by D. Bogue 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

Other Titles Catlin's North American Indians

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class 970.1
Library of Congress E77 .C38 1844

The Physical Object

Pagination 2 v. :

ID Numbers

Open Library OL21057510M

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