Sioux and Ojibbeway Pipes
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. 207. / Sioux and Ojibbeway Pipes."; pipes numbered from upper left to lower right in graphite: 19 to 34
Ethnography. Studies of Native Americans: Catlin's reproduction of the carving and construction of Native American pipes; sixteen pipe bowls carved into human faces, an eagle head, dogs, mythological beasts with human bodies and animal heads and sometimes paws or tails, reclining human figures
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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