Inhabitants of California and their respective dresses

Inhabitants of California and their respective dresses

Description

Upper: two male Indians at shoreline, one carrying fish and harpoon, the other paddling raft of bound logs. Lower: Two female Indians standing in landscape, one wearing feather cape and carrying bow and arrows; the other, seen from back, wearing deerskin cape. Printed title (LC): The inhabitants of California in their respective dresses. Vol. I, p. 234.. Printed (below upper image): An Indian man returned from fishing. An Indian fishing on his bark log.; (below lower image): An Indian woman of distinction covered with the skin of a bird in its feathers. An Indian woman in the ordinary deer skin dress. Ref. note: Pittoresque Autour du Monde (Paris, 1822).

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