Ball Players (Three Men [Choctaw, Ojibway, and Sioux])
Graphite and black ink on card
Overall: 18 3/8 x 24 1/8 in. ( 46.7 x 61.3 cm )
Ethnography. Studies of Native Americans: showing three male members of the Choctaw, Ojibbeway and Sioux tribes playing sports with Lacrosse-like nets and rackets; one player has a ceremonial tail-like ornament hanging from his back
Purchased by the Society
Signed at right inside image in black ink: "Geo. Catlin"; inscribed at upper center outside image in black ink over graphite: "Pl. 83. / Ball Players"; at lower border outside image in black ink: "275 277 276"
The artist's collection; Francis Putnam Catlin, the artist's brother, serving as agent to George Henry Moore, acting on behalf of N-YHS
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