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A Mandan Robe (Facsimile)

A Mandan Robe (Facsimile)
Title
A Mandan Robe (Facsimile)
Date 
1866-68
Medium 
Graphite and black ink on prepared card
Dimensions 
Overall: 18 3/8 x 24 1/8 in. ( 46.7 x 61.3 cm )
Description 
Ethnography. Studies of Native Americans: Catlin's reproduction of the markings on a Mandan warrior's buffalo skin robe; a scene of a single battle involving mostly mounted warriors using spears, bows, and tomahawks as well as rifles or muskets
Credit Line 
Purchased by the Society
Object Number 
1872.23.204
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at upper center in black ink over graphite: "Pl. 204. / A Mandan Robe. (fac-simile)"
Provenance 
The artist's collection; Francis Putnam Catlin, the artist's brother, serving as agent to George Henry Moore, acting on behalf of N-YHS
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group