Indegenous Peoples, Massika Wakusasse

Indegenous Peoples, Massika Wakusasse

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"Massika Wakusasse "

"Saki Indian Indien Saki Musquake Indianer Indien Musquake"

"Saki Indian Musquake Indian"

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

Original hand coloring heightened with gum arabic.See details.

Published as Plate 3 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 heavy spotting and foxing. The very good original hand coloring heightened with gum arabic. Bodmer dry stamp on underlaying paper.

China paper): 37.3 x 47.5 cm (ca. 14,7 x 18.7")

Measurement including underlaying paper: 41.3 x 53.5 cm (ca. 16.3 x 21")

The lithographs of plains Indians and their culture were printed in

"Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen des Menschen und der verschiedenen Rassen und Staemme nach den neuesten Entdeckungen und vorzueglichsten OriginalenÉ"

by Heinrich Rudolf Schinz (1777-1861).

These lithographs of Native Americans were done by

the lithographer J. Honegger


Johann Carl Bodmer (1809-1893), who had traveled in America together with

Prince Maximilian Alexander Philipp zu Wied-Neuwied (1782-1867) from 1832-34.

The Schinz edition was published in Zurich from 1835 to 1845

The individual prints of the collection we offer here are exquisitely hand-colored, heightened with eggwhite, brilliant in their colorful appearance. A very special set. There are only minimal traces of age and use in margins.

Sheet size: ca 35.5 x 26 cm (ca. 14 x 10.2")
or ca 26 x 35.5 cm ( ca 10.2 x 14 ")

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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