Graphite and black ink on prepared card
Overall: 18 3/8 x 24 1/8 in. ( 46.7 x 61.3 cm )
Inscribed at upper center in black ink over graphite: "Pl. 214. / Pipe of Black Moccasin, Chief of Minatarrees"; all three sections numbered in graphite: "83"
Ethnography. Studies of Native Americans: Catlin's reproduction of the carving and construction of Native American pipes; the long, three section pipe of Minnatarree Chief Black Moccasin, with a war scene, a buffalo hunt scene and cloth or leather wrappings and tassles
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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