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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 October 7, 1846 – September 12, 1848]
Medium: pen and ink on paper, bound with tan leather spine and corners with marbled paper
8 1/8 × 6 5/8 × 5/8 inches (20.6 × 16.8 × 1.6 cm)
Sheet (Page): 8 × 6 1/4 inches (20.3 × 15.9 cm)
Classification: Documentary Artifacts
Inscribed: No 2 from Oct 7th to Aug 3rd/ from/ and from Aug 4 to Sept 12th (front flyleaf, in pencil)
Credit Line: Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965
Object number: 11.85.2.C
Previous Number: No. 3
Accession Number: 1965.1.312
DescriptionOne flyleaf inscription on front, blank on reverse; First 4 pages writing on front side only. Starting on page 5 writing on both sides. Writes through book on odd numbered pages then turns book and writes on the backs of the pages (so writing is upside down). Page 30 has writing continuing from page 31 (writing is not upside down). Page 84 has a continuation of from page 85 (writing is not upside down). Page 86 has a continuation from page 87 (writing is not upside down). Page 88 carries over from page 86 (writing is not upside down). Page 90 carries over from page 88 (writing is not upside down). Page 92 carries over from page 90 (writing is not upside down). 174 pages with writing. Back flyleaves have writing on both sides.
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
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