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North American Indians : v. 1 - George Catlin

North American Indians

v. 1

Hardcover

Published: 1st November 2000
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The North American Indians by George Catlin being letters and notes on their manners customs and conditions. Volume one of two, both Volumes contain 320 illustrations from the John Grant 1926 edition. George Catlin was an American painter and writer. In 1823 he gave up his law practice to pursue his self-taught art, painting portraits in Philadelphia, Washington, D. C. and Albany, New York. After meeting a tribal delegation of Native Americans from the Far West he became eager to preserve the vanishing tribes and customs of the Native Americans through his art. Catlin traveled throughout the American West from 1832 to 1840. He sketched and painted hundreds of portraits, village scenes, religious rituals and games and wrote of his encounters with these fascinating people as he worked. The North American Indians features fifty-eight letters and 320 illustrations from the author's original portraits, all in a two-volume set. Volume 1 ISBN 978-1582182735 Volume 2 ISBN 978-1582182742.

ISBN: 9781582182735
ISBN-10: 1582182736
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 442
Published: 1st November 2000
Publisher: Digital Scanning,US
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 15.2 x 22.9  x 2.8
Weight (kg): 0.8