Gathering Wild Rice

Seth Eastman. From The American Aboriginal Portfolio, by Mary H. Eastman. Circa 1853.

Image of Gathering Wild Rice

Plate opposite page 50. Three Native American women (Chippewa?) in a birch bark canoe gather seeds from wild rice. They use paddles to beat out the seeds.

Metadata Details
Item Type Artwork
Title Gathering Wild Rice
Publication Title The American Aboriginal Portfolio
Short Title Gathering Wild Rice, 1853
Creator Seth Eastman
Publication Creator Mary H. Eastman
Publication Date Circa 1853
Call Number Ayer 250.45 E2 1853a
Location Special Collections 4th floor