“Indians Hunting the Bison”

Karl Bodmer. From Karl Bodmer's Pencil, Pen, and Watercolor Drawings Prepared to Illustrate Prince Maximilian of Wied's Travels in the Interior of North America, Circa 1836.

Image of Indians Hunting the Bison

Artist Karl Bodmer traveled up the Missouri River in 1834, in the company of a German prince. He observed the buffalo hunt, an essential activity of the Plains tribes in the nineteenth century.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title Indians Hunting the Bison
Short Title Indians Hunting the Bison, 1836
Book Title Karl Bodmer's Pencil, Pen, and Watercolor Drawings Prepared to Illustrate Prince Maximilian of Wied's Travels in the Interior of North America
Creator Karl Bodmer
Publication Date Circa 1836
Call Number VAULT oversize Ayer Art Bodmer
Location Special Collections 4th floor
Notes Title supplied by the cataloger.