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George Catlin

December 2023
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A young Pennsylvanian, George Catlin, went west in the 1830’s with the purpose of preserving in art the culture and customs of the American Indian. For thirty years he traveled in Indian country, making a record of tribal life unmatched for thoroughness and accuracy.

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