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Wanderings of an Artist among the Indians of North America

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Wanderings of an Artist among the Indians of North America

Author: Paul Kane (Canadian, 1810 - 1871)

Author: Unknown

Date: after 1848 [narrative covers May 9, 1846 – October 6, 1846]
Medium: pen and ink on paper, bound with tan leather spine and corners with marbled paper
Dimensions:
8 1/8 × 6 3/4 × 5/8 inches (20.6 × 17.1 × 1.6 cm)
Sheet (Page): 7 7/8 × 6 1/4 inches (20 × 15.9 cm)
Classification: Documentary Artifacts
Inscribed: No. 1/ from May 9th, 46 to Oct. 6th (front flyleaf, in pencil); Mountain Partape [hard to decipher] (top front flyleaf, in pencil); Kakabeka [possibly] Falls (top front flyleaf, in pencil) Page 12: No - x (top half of page, in pencil) Page 16: X No_ (middle of page, in pencil); [writing in pencil that has been crossed out) Page 18: X No_ (top of page, in pencil) Page 24: X No. 28 (lower right, in pencil) Page 26: X No_ [crossed out] (upper right in pencil) Page 28: X No 29 (top half of page, in pencil) Page 30: * (upper right, in pencil) Page 32: Sketch No 30 (middle right side, in pencil) Page 34: X No 31 X No 32 (middle, in pencil) Page 38: X No [illegible]fol 121/ of sketch book (lower half of page, in pencil) Page 40: [illegible] X No 34 fol. 121/ X No 35 (upper right, in pencil); X No_ (lower right, in pencil) Page 48: X No_36 [crossed out] 37 (lower right, in pencil) Page 64: [continuation of writing from page 65] X No 39 (lower right, in pencil) Page 66: [continuation of writing from page 67] Page 70: X No (lower right, in pencil) Page 86: July 5th (lower right, in pen); X (lower right, in pencil) Page 88: X (upper right, in pencil); X (middle, in pencil) Page 90: X (upper right, in pencil) Page 94: X (middle right, in pencil) Page 100: [continuation of writing from page 101] Page 156: [oval with two lines slanting through the center] (in upper left, in ink); [illegible] a day fort [or lost] henry [? illegible]/ Feb 26 (across top, in pencil) Inside back cover: Saskatchawan[sic] (right side, in pencil)
Credit Line: Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965
Object number: 11.85.2.B
Previous Number: No. 2
Accession Number: 1965.1.311
DescriptionDouble flyleaf (4 pages); 4 missing pages; pages 1-6 written on front and back of paper; starting on page 7 only odd numbered pages have hand writing. Page 64 has a continuation of writing from page 65. Page 66 has a continuation of writing from page 67. Page 100 continuation of writing from page 101. Page 134-136 written on both sides of the paper. Pages 162-164 have writing on both sides of the paper.
Provenance: Artist; by descent to his grandson, Paul Kane III, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; purchased September 17, 1957 through (Edward Eberstadt & Sons, New York, New York) by H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; bequeathed September 2, 1965 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to the Stark Museum of Art
Exhibitions:
  • Paul Kane: Intrepid Artist and Adventurer
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