An Indian Sorcerer Performing His Ceremonies Over the Sick [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

By: Brownell, Charles de Wolf

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Book Condition: Very Good


Wood Engraving; 1 pages; Interesting hand-colored wood engraving from Charles de Wolf Brownell’s The Indian Races of North and South America. Image measures 4" X 5 1/4" (14" x 11" matted). Matted in white stock with clear mylar. "Among the important personages in nearly every tribe upon the American Continent, except those whose habits have been changed by civilization, are the 'pow-wows,' as they were termed in New England, whose incantations were used to relieve the sick and wounded, or to secure success in war and other public undertakings.'

Title: An Indian Sorcerer Performing His Ceremonies Over the Sick [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

Author Name: Brownell, Charles de Wolf

Categories: Native American, 19th Century, 16th and 17th Century, Americana and American History,

Publisher: Hartford, American Publishing Company: 1852

Binding: Engraving

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 4" X 5 1/4"

Seller ID: 41889

Keywords: 19th Century Engravings Native Americans Indian Sorcerers Medicine Men pow-wows