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Catalog Number 1980.61.218
Title THE INDIAN COUNTRY
Object Name Poster
Artist Reiss, Winold (1886-1953)
Dimensions H-40 W-30 inches
Medium Paper
Date c. 1935
Notes Central image depicts an Indian camp at night - tipis on the left, a man on a horse with outstretched arms on the right - with mountains in the background. Individual portraits (with yellow backgrounds) form a border around the top, left and right edges of the poster. Subjects depicted, clockwise form lower left corner, are: John Kilowat, Laura Buaffalo-Boy, Weasel-Tail, Mary Yellow Lodge, Chief Enos Koostahtah, Chief Martin Charlo, Moses Brave, Morning Dove, and Bird Rattle. Letters made of feathers across the bottom, read: "Indian Country." Northern Pacific Railway logo with "North Coast Ltd." in bottom corners.
Search Terms Northern Pacific Railroad
Art
Poster
Native American
American Indian