Indegenous Peoples, Lager der Gros Ventres Des Prairies am obern Missouri

Indegenous Peoples, Lager der Gros Ventres Des Prairies am obern Missouri

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"Lager der Gros Ventres Des Prairies am obern Missouri "

"Camp des Gros Ventres des Prairies sur le Missouri"

"Camp of the Gros Ventres of the Prairies on the upper Missouri"
(near the mouth of the Judith River)

Aquatint etching by Himely after the painting by Carl Bodmer (1809-1893)

Original hand coloring heightened with gum arabic.See details.

Published as Plate 38 in:

"Reise in das Innere Nord-America in den Jahren 1832 bis 1834"

(Travels in the Interior of North America during the years 1832 -1834)

Autor: Maximilian Prinz zu Wied-Neuwied (1782-1867)

Printed by Bougeard in Paris

Published in Paris by Arthus Bertrand - in Coblenz by J. Hoelscher - in London by Ackerman & Co.

Publication date: 1839-1842

Condition: Printed on China paper and mounted onto stronger underlaying paper. Light general age toning of China paper. The underlaying paper (margins) has spotting and foxing and traces of age and handling. Very good original hand coloring heightened with gum arabic. Bodmer dry stamp on underlaying paper.


Image: 25.7 x 31.5 cm (ca.10.1 x 12.4")

China paper: 33 x 41 cm (ca. 11.8 x 16.1")

Overall: 41.2 x 53.5 cm (ca.16.2 x 21.1")
Johann Carl Bodmer (11 February 1809 – 30 October 1893) was a Swiss-French printmaker, etcher, lithographer, zinc engraver, draughtsman, painter, illustrator and hunter. He accompanied the German explorer Prince Maximilian zu Wied-Neuwied from 1832 through 1834 on his Missouri River expedition. Prince Alexander Philipp Maximilian zu Wied-Neuwied (23 September 1782 – 3 February 1867) was a German explorer, ethnologist and naturalist. 

Keywords: steamboat; keelboat; Fort McKenzie; Fort Benton, Montana; Fort Clark; Mandan villages. The Gros Ventre; Aaniiih, A'aninin, Haaninin, Atsina, and White Clay, Algonquian;  Native American; tribe; Makensie Fort; Great Falls; Big Horn River; Dearborn River; Marias River; Teton River; New Fort; Citadel Rock; Judith River; Stone Wall; David Dreidoppel; American Fur Company; 

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