Scalptanz der Mönnitarris Danse du scalp des indiens Meunitarris / / dessiné d'après nature par Ch. Bodmer ; gravé par Ch. Vogel.
Print shows large group of Hidatsa Indians engaged in a ceremonial dance.
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Blind stamp: C Bodmer.
Karl Bodmer traveled the American west between 1832 and 1834 as an artist accompanying Prince Maximilian's expedition; prints were pulled between the late 1830s and early 1840s for publication.
Exhibited: "Rivers, Edens, Empires : Louis & Clark and the Revealing of America" at Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska ; North Dakota Museum of Art, Bismark, North Dakota ; Museum of History and Industry, Seattle, Washington, 2004-05.