“Ball-Play Dance”

George Catlin. From Catlin's North American Indian Portfolio. Hunting Scenes and Amusements of the Rocky Mountains and Prairies of America, 1844.

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In 1834 George Catlin observed Choctaw Indians, near present-day Oklahoma, engage in dancing and singing before a game of lacrosse.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title Ball-Play Dance
Short Title Ball-Play Dance, 1844
Book Title Catlin's North American Indian Portfolio. Hunting Scenes and Amusements of the Rocky Mountains and Prairies of America
Place of Publication London
Publisher Geo. Catlin, C. and J. Adlard
Creator George Catlin
Publication Date 1844
Pages Plate B22
Call Number oversize Ayer 250.45 .C2 1844
Location Special Collections 4th floor