The Indian Ball Play (Choctaw) by George Catlin



Object ID:
1929-13-7
Category:
Made by Students
Medium:
lithograph
Creator:
George Catlin (1796-1872)
Date:
between 1830 and 1838
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Size:
19" length x 24" width
Description:
Printed in New York City by Currier & Ives 152 Nassau St. New York City, NY after the original painting by George Catlin. Pictured are hundreds of Native American males holding lacrosse like sticks and running around in game play. Two large goals have been erected. One in the left foreground and the other in the right background. Spectators are visible in the background along the edge of the playing field.

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