Game of Tchungkee (Mandan)
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 left inside image in black ink: "Geo. Catlin"; inscribed at upper center outside image in black ink over graphite: "Pl. 163. / Game of Tchung=kee. (Mandan)"
Ethnography. Studies of Native Americans: outside the village fence, long haired men compete to throw spears through a narrow, probably rolling hoop while women and children watch; a gambling game
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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