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Art of the American Indian frontier - the Chandler-Pohrt Collection

By David W Penney
University of Washington Press


From Library Journal<br>Cocurator Penney has written this catalog for an exhibition of Pohrt and Chandlers renowned collection of Woodlands, Great Lakes, Prairie, and Plains culture artistry. In a series of introductory essays, Penney shows how white-Indian contact influenced the production, use, and meaning of art in the 19th century, especially in terms of clothing and adornment. Object categories are explained in shorter essays accompanying the beautifully photographed catalog entries. Additional essays by the collectors and Penneys cocurator puts the collection in historical perspective. As a rich document of a seminal collection, this catalog is highly recommended for libraries specializing in Native American studies or art.<br>- Eugene C. Burt, Data Arts, Seattle<br>Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.<br>About the Author<br>ART --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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