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Mandan. 47. Mah-to-toh-pa (the Four Bears), War Chief of the Mandan tribe, dining the Author, in his wigwam, .... An American Indian Chief never eats with his guest, but sits by him in full dress and paint, and waits upon him: and ... charges the pipe with k'nick-n'eck, to offer his guest 'a comfortable smoke' when he has done eating.

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Names
Catlin, George (1796-1872) (Artist)
Collection

Souvenir of the N. American Indians, as they were in the nineteenth century. ...

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1850
Place Term: London
Publisher: The Author
Date Issued: 1850
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KW+++ (Catlin, G. Souvenir of the N. American Indians)
Topics
Indians of North America
Mandan Indians
Notes
Content : A unique collection of pencil drawings signed by the author, representing the manners and customs of the North American Indians; each leaf drawings has accompanying leaf of text in ms.

Content : 1451 (v. 1) 1452 (v. 2) 1453 (v. 3)

Ownership : Lenox

Content : T.-p. map, prefatory note and glossary in ms., signed: Geo. Catlin.

Statement of Responsibility: Geo. Catlin.
Physical Description
Form: Pencil works ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 42298331
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14311842
UUID: 55876260-c647-012f-154a-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1796: Creator Born
  • 1850: Issued
  • 1850: Created
  • 1872: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Mandan. 47. Mah-to-toh-pa (the Four Bears), War Chief of the Mandan tribe, dining the Author, in his wigwam, .... An American Indian Chief never eats with his guest, but sits by him in full dress and paint, and waits upon him: and ... charges the pipe with k'nick-n'eck, to offer his guest 'a comfortable smoke' when he has done eating." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1850. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-da47-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Mandan. 47. Mah-to-toh-pa (the Four Bears), War Chief of the Mandan tribe, dining the Author, in his wigwam, .... An American Indian Chief never eats with his guest, but sits by him in full dress and paint, and waits upon him: and ... charges the pipe with k'nick-n'eck, to offer his guest 'a comfortable smoke' when he has done eating." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-da47-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1850). Mandan. 47. Mah-to-toh-pa (the Four Bears), War Chief of the Mandan tribe, dining the Author, in his wigwam, .... An American Indian Chief never eats with his guest, but sits by him in full dress and paint, and waits upon him: and ... charges the pipe with k'nick-n'eck, to offer his guest 'a comfortable smoke' when he has done eating. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-da47-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Mandan.  47. Mah-to-toh-pa (the Four Bears), War Chief of the Mandan tribe, dining the Author, in his wigwam, .... An American Indian Chief never eats with his guest, but sits by him in full dress and paint, and waits upon him: and ... charges the pipe with k'nick-n'eck, to offer his guest  'a comfortable smoke' when he has done eating.