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Discovery dance. Sau-kie. 259. This pleasing and graceful dance is given by a party of young warriors who suppose themselves to be in the character of scouts or spies, in advance, and on the flanks of a war party looking out for their enemy.

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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
Sauk Indians
Indian dance -- North America
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: 6b50bd20-c647-012f-48b6-58d385a7bc34

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. "Discovery dance. Sau-kie. 259. This pleasing and graceful dance is given by a party of young warriors who suppose themselves to be in the character of scouts or spies, in advance, and on the flanks of a war party looking out for their enemy." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1850. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-db2f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Discovery dance. Sau-kie. 259. This pleasing and graceful dance is given by a party of young warriors who suppose themselves to be in the character of scouts or spies, in advance, and on the flanks of a war party looking out for their enemy." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 27, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-db2f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1850). Discovery dance. Sau-kie. 259. This pleasing and graceful dance is given by a party of young warriors who suppose themselves to be in the character of scouts or spies, in advance, and on the flanks of a war party looking out for their enemy. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-db2f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Discovery dance. Sau-kie. 259. This pleasing and graceful dance is given by a party of young warriors who suppose themselves to be in the character of scouts or spies, in advance, and on the flanks of a war party looking out for their enemy.