The North American Indians Volume 2 of 2: Being Letters and Notes on Their Manners and Conditions

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The North American Indians being letters and notes on their manners customs and conditions, written during eight years' travel amongst the wildest tribes of Indians in North America, from 1832-1839

The North American Indians features fifty-eight letters and 320 engraved color illustrations from the author’s original portraits, all in a two-volume set. Volume 1 ISBN 978-1582188683 Volume 2 ISBN 978-1582188690. Both Volumes contain 320 color illustrations digitally reproduced from the John Grant 1926 edition.


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About the author

 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.

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Digital Scanning Inc
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Published on
Feb 21, 2013
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Pages
424
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ISBN
9781582188690
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Language
English
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Genres
Art / Individual Artists / General
History / Native American
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
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