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Catalog Number 1980.61.221 a-b
Title THE DRUMMERS
Object Name Poster
Artist Reiss, Winold (1886-1953)
Medium Paper
Date 1933
Notes Poster with full-color depiction of a painting by Winold Reiss. Image of three seated Blackfeet men - Buffalo Body, Heavy Breast, and Sure Chief - drumming and singing. Buffalo Body sits in the foreground, wrapped in a blanket and holding a hand drum. His beaded pipe bag lays beside him in the lower left corner of the image. Behind Buffalo Body on the left one of the other two men wears a beaded buckskin shirt with ermine tails, and beats a hand drum. The head and shoulders only of the third man are visible behind Buffalo Body on the right edge of the image. White background with painted geometric design. Captioned "The Drummers - Glacier National Park" across the bottom. An additional informational sheet describing the poster is attached.
Search Terms Art
Poster
Native American
American Indian
Blackfeet