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'Indian Burial', USA, 1847.

Burt, Charles Kennedy

'Indian Burial', USA, 1847.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 23cm x 32cm


Engraving by C K Burt after Captain Seth Eastman, US Army, showing Native Americans placing a dead body on a wooden platform. Seth Eastman felt that Native Americans and their way of life were disappearing and he wanted to preserve their customs. Illustration from 'Information respecting the history, condition and prospects of the Indian tribes of the United States. Part 2' by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1793-1864), published in Philadelphia in 1847.

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