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Catlin's notebook #6

Catlin's notebook #6

Catlin, George

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Physical Details: Commonplace Book : 36 p. : handwritten ; 18 x 15 cm.

Description: Catlin's notebook #6, created in the 1830's, in which he categorizes his paintings by naming them: sporting scenes, amusements, landscapes, landscapes on the Missouri, and manners & customs. The reverse side of this notebook describes in gruesome detail a battle of Máh-to-toh-pa "Four Bears," second chief of the Mandan Village.

Only selected pages have been scanned.

Creator: Catlin, George

Forms part of: George Catlin papers, 1821-1904, 1946

Digital ID: 1197