Ball Play Dance by the Choctaw Indians West of the Mississippi by Geoge Catlin



Object ID:
1929-13-6
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. Pictures the ceremony of erecting the goal posts prior to a match. Two teams of Native American men stand around holding their sticks. Groups of Native American women are in rows facing each other. Team standing on the rigth has their bodies painted white.

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