By David W. Penney
From Library Journal
Cocurator Penney has written this catalog for an exhibition of Pohrt and Chandlers well known selection of Woodlands, nice Lakes, Prairie, and Plains tradition artistry. In a sequence of introductory essays, Penney indicates how white-Indian touch motivated the construction, use, and which means of paintings within the nineteenth century, specially when it comes to garments and adornment. item different types are defined in shorter essays accompanying the superbly photographed catalog entries. extra essays by way of the creditors and Penneys cocurator places the gathering in ancient viewpoint. As a wealthy record of a seminal assortment, this catalog is extremely advised for libraries focusing on local American experiences or art.
- Eugene C. Burt, information Arts, Seattle
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They] packed their mounting saddle horses and wearing in order to spare them (Vestal 1934:40). Warriors often preferred to fight unencumbered by elaborate garments. John Tanner, the who was adopted as a captive war leader Black Duck had We arrived village. at very early dawn led by the Ojibwa, recalled him and at the little hill Raising his head cautiously, the Black distance before him. peculiar manner, He then made descended the a signal to the others on a raid in his memoirs how of an enemy village: which sheltered our approach from the Duck saw two men walking hill a little, and tossing at some his blanket in a Ojibways to rush on.