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Treating with Indians in the olden time.

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806906
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Names
Brend'amour, R. (Richard) (1831-1915) (Wood-engraver)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Indians -- North America -- Eastern-Northern -- 1700s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1873-05-03
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC INDIA-Nor-E 17
Topics
Indians of North America -- 1700-1799
Headdresses -- 1700-1799
Pipes (Smoking) -- 1700-1799
Indians of North America -- Men -- United States -- 1700-1799
Indians of North America -- Children -- United States -- 1700-1799
Whites -- United States -- 1700-1799
Textile art -- 1700-1799
Treaties
Government officials
Notes
Content : Illegible name in lower left corner.

Source identifier : HW (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)

Content: Government officials or militia officers and Native Americans share drink and the calumet, possibly to seal a treaty or land transaction. "The [illustration] is a reminiscence of the old-time method of treating with Indians, when high officers of government were not ashamed to ply them with fire-water until they were sufficiently befuddled to part with their land for next to nothing."--from source periodical.
Physical Description
Form: Wood engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 19 x 24 cm. (7 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1682582
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17175889
Barcode : 33333159345467
UUID: 7a72a600-c554-012f-2d87-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1831: Creator Born
  • 1873: Issued
  • 1915: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Treating with Indians in the olden time." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1873-05-03. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1a42-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Treating with Indians in the olden time." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 25, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1a42-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1873-05-03). Treating with Indians in the olden time. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1a42-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Treating with Indians in the olden time.