First Regiment of Dragoons and Camanchee War Party, 1836
Graphite and black ink on prepared card
Overall: 18 3/8 x 24 1/8 in. ( 46.7 x 61.3 cm )
Signed at lower right inside image in black ink: "Geo. Catlin"; inscribed at upper center outside image in black ink over graphite: "Pl. 178. / 1st Regt of Dragoons & Camanchee War party. 1836."
Studies of Native Americans: under the leadership of Colonel Henry Dodge, the 1st Regiment of Mounted Dragoons are shown encountering a Camanchee War Party in an area Catlin called Western Texas-probably now New Mexico.
Purchased by the Society
The artist's collection; Francis Putnam Catlin, the artist's brother, serving as agent to George Henry Moore, acting on behalf of N-YHS
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