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Title
The Okeepa ceremony of the Mandans, lasting four days.
Names
Catlin, George (1796-1872) (Artist)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Indians -- North America -- Plains -- 1800s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC INDIA-Nor-P 18
Topics
headdresses -- 1800-1899
Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- 1800-1899
Mandan Indians -- Great Plains -- 1800-1899
Rites & ceremonies -- Great Plains -- 1800-1899
Mandan Indians -- Men -- Great Plains -- 1800-1899
lodges -- Great Plains -- 1800-1899
Punishment & torture -- Great Plains -- 1800-1899
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "'A number of the young men are seen (inside the Mystery Lodge) reclining and fasting…others are yet seen in the midst of those horrid cruelties. One is seen smiling whildst the knife and the splints are passing through his flesh. One is seen hanging by the splints run through the flesh on his shoulders and drawn up by men on the top of the lodge. Another is seen hung up by the pectoral muscles with four buffalo skulls attached to splints throught the flesh on his arms and legs ; and each is turned round by another with a pole till he faints, etc.' " "Catlin's Eight years, vol. I : also Smithsonian report, 1895, p. 362."
Statement of responsibility: Printed on border: "U.S. Nat. Mu." "From a painting by George Catlin, 1832."
Source note: The North Americans of yesterday : a compartive study of North American Indian life, customs, and products. (New York : Putnam, 1901) Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel (1853-1935), Author.
Physical Description
Line photoengravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 12 x 16 cm. (4 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1682605
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17620573
Barcode: 33333159347224
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f6abf920-c554-012f-5a2f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1796: Creator Born
  • 1872: Creator Died
  • 1901: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Okeepa ceremony of the Mandans, lasting four days." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1b9c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Okeepa ceremony of the Mandans, lasting four days." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1b9c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1901). The Okeepa ceremony of the Mandans, lasting four days. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1b9c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Okeepa ceremony of the Mandans, lasting four days.