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Photographs and microfilm of Paul Kane paintings and sketchbook

Creator:
Kane, Paul, 1810-1871  Search this
Extent:
1 Copy negative (acetate)
1 Roll (microfilm)
84 Copy prints
Culture:
Menominee (Menomini)  Search this
Odawa (Ottawa)  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Potawatomi  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Cree  Search this
Assiniboine (Stoney)  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Cowichan  Search this
Klallam (Clallam)  Search this
Cowlitz  Search this
Chinook  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Copy negatives
Roll
Copy prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs of sketches and paintings made by Paul Kane in 1845-1856, including portraits and scenes of camps, dances, and a buffalo hunt, relating to the Ojibwa, Ottawa, Menominee, Potawatomi, Eastern Sioux, Cree, Assiniboine, Chinook, Cowlitz, Clallam, Cowichan and Babine. The sketchbook, of which the microfilm may be incomplete, includes many of the same subjects as the paintings, as well as artifacts, scenic views and scenes from Kane's studies in Europe. The collection also includes a photostat of the catalog published in Kane's "Wanderings of an Artist..." and a typed list of the captions for the sketches.
Biographical/Historical note:
Paul Kane (1810-1871) was born in Ireland and emigrated to Toronto (then called York) when he was nine. He worked as a decorative furniture painter before turning to portrait painting and studying art at centers throughout Europe. Inspired by George Catlin's paintings documenting the Plains Indians, Kane set out on an expedition from Fort William (Thunder Bay) to Fort Vancouver to document the peoples of the Northwest. From 1845-1848, Kane traveled amongst tribes of the Great Plains, Pacific Northwest, and elsewhere, sketching and describing his experiences in a journal. When Kane returned to Toronto, he published "Wanderings of an artist among the Indians of North America" (1859) and made over 100 paintings based on his journal sketches, commissioned by George William Allen. The entire Allen collection was later purchased by Sir Edmund Osler and donated to the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 4428, NAA Photo Lot 4427
Reproduction Note:
Copy prints and microfilm made by the Royal Ontario Museum of Archaeology.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photographs previously filed in Photo Lot 4427, have been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 4428. These are photographs of paintings by Kane in the Royal Ontario Museum and were donated with the photographs of sketches already filed in this collection.
Additional photographs of paintings by Kane held in National Anthropological Archives MS 4642 and the BAE historical negatives.
Contained in:
Numbered manuscripts 1850s-1980s (some earlier)
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Restrictions: Publication rights granted to Bureau of American Ethnology or Smithsonian Institution staff members for use of small selections of the material; collection not to be published in its entirety. Royal Ontario Museum wishes to be informed when and where illustrations are used. Persons outside the Smithsonian Institution must obtain publication permission as well as photographic prints from the Royal Ontario Museum; the Smithsonian may not make copy negatives for the general distribution of prints.
Topic:
Painting  Search this
Dance  Search this
Camps  Search this
Hunting  Search this
American bison  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 4428, Photographs and microfilm of Paul Kane paintings and sketchbook, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.4428
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3fbfbb5ad-2b26-4006-8b8d-3ceb8f594622
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-4428

Wanderings of an artist among the Indians of North America : from Canada to Vancouver's Island and Oregon, through the Hudson's Bay Company's territory and back again / by Paul Kane

Author:
Kane, Paul 1810-1871  Search this
Burpee, Lawrence J (Lawrence Johnstone) 1873-1946  Search this
Physical description:
liv, 329 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Northwest, Canadian
Date:
1925
1859
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.K17 A1 1925
F1060 .K16 1925
N40.1.K17A1 1925
F1060.K16 1925
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_87590

Myself the wanderer : Canada's literate artist, Paul Kane / by John W. Chalmers

Title:
Canada's literate artist, Paul Kane
Author:
Chalmers, John West  Search this
Subject:
Kane, Paul 1810-1871  Search this
Physical description:
p. 36-49 : ill., ports. ; 27 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Canada
Date:
1970
C1970
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Indians in art  Search this
Call number:
ND249.K3 C43 1970
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_904280

Paul Kane sketch pad

Author:
Kane, Paul 1810-1871  Search this
Royal Ontario Museum  Search this
Subject:
Kane, Paul 1810-1871  Search this
Physical description:
[64] p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 16 x 23 cm
Type:
Portraits
Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc
Pictorial works
Place:
Great Lakes Region (North America)
Date:
1969
19th century
Topic:
Drawing, Canadian  Search this
Call number:
NC143.K36 A4 1969
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_910488

Blackfoot camp, showing horse race

Creator:
Kane, Paul, 1810-1871  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (6x8 in)
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1848
Local Numbers:
OPPS NEG.430 C 1
Local Note:
See Bulletin 77, Plate 16-a (Bushnell) Illustration in "Wanderings of An Artist," by Paul Kane. Poor line drawing. If needed make new negative from publication. Old negative found to be broken 5/57 - Discarded.
Black and white copy negative
Topic:
Blackfeet  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
See more items in:
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives / Additional Materials / Kane, Paul, 1810-1871
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw361bc7219-fd15-4a83-85f6-ec2c53607766
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-176-ref6694

An Assiniboin camp of pine branches

Creator:
Kane, Paul, 1810-1871  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (5x7 in)
Culture:
Assiniboine (Stoney)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
APR 21 1848
Biographical / Historical:
"Arrived at Rocky Mountain Fort...In the vicinity was a camp of Assiniboin lodges, formed entirely of pine branches."
Local Numbers:
OPPS NEG.3754 D 3
Local Note:
From sketch by Paul Kane. 561: : Submitted by D.I. Bushnell, Jr. (Bushnell Collection, 1946).
Black and white copy negative
Topic:
Assiniboin  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
See more items in:
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives / Additional Materials / Kane, Paul, 1810-1871
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3755e6d4c-2839-4a63-a17b-f7bbb7c6413b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-176-ref6653

Blackfoot Chief and Subordinates Print

Creator:
Kane, Paul, 1810-1871  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (leaf)
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Works of art
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.08950800
Local Note:
print
Topic:
Blackfeet  Search this
Genre/Form:
Works of art
Citation:
Photo Lot 24 SPC Plains Blackfoot Bae 4642 (2) National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects
Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects / Series 1: America north of Mexico / Plains / Blackfoot
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw311ea1a0b-569c-4305-84de-31c93cbad871
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-24-ref22395

Kane, Paul, 1810-1871

Type:
Archival materials
See more items in:
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives / Additional Materials
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw312379665-e403-4ed1-99aa-bde93d0e9deb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-176-ref13479

Kane, Paul, 1810-1871

Type:
Archival materials
See more items in:
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives / Glass Negatives
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw35fb0a8e3-da1e-445d-ae68-34566310666e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-176-ref53

[A buffalo pound near Fort Carlton]

Creator:
Kane, Paul, 1810-1871  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass negative
Culture:
Assiniboine (Stoney)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Photographs
Date:
1845
1845
Scope and Contents:
See BAE Bulletin 77, Plate 5-a. Original in Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada
Local Numbers:
BAE GN.3754 D1
Topic:
Assiniboin  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
See more items in:
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives / Additional Materials / Kane, Paul, 1810-1871
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3cf2a11bb-f82e-4cf4-b15f-9209fb2c5e7a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-176-ref12705

Painting of Chippewa encampment among the islands of Lake Huron

Creator:
Kane, Paul, 1810-1871  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass negative (Copy, 8x10 in)
Culture:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Date:
ca 1850
Scope and Contents:
Kane traveled between 1845 and 1848 sketching. The oil paintings were probably painted ca. 1850 after his return. -- Kenneth R. Lister 10/4/81. The two original paintings are housed in the Department of Ethnology, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 9224600 ; OPPS NEG 471 B 1
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.176, Item Negative 471 B 1
See more items in:
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives / Glass Negatives / Kane, Paul, 1810-1871
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3e74378d1-e077-463d-8b7a-e4f825c7d733
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-176-ref7249

A Buffalo Pound near Fort Carlton

Creator:
Kane, Paul, 1810-1871  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (5x7 in)
Culture:
Assiniboine (Stoney)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1845
Local Numbers:
OPPS NEG.3754 D 1
Local Note:
From drawing by Paul Kane, 1845. Bulletin 77, Plate 5a. 651: 7: Canada Fort Carlton
Black and white copy negative
Topic:
Assiniboin  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
See more items in:
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives / Additional Materials / Kane, Paul, 1810-1871
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw337be18f2-d68b-43dc-b155-225cb8b94bdc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-176-ref6651

[A buffalo pound near Fort Carlton]

Creator:
Kane, Paul, 1810-1871  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass negative
Culture:
Assiniboine (Stoney)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Photographs
Date:
1848
1848
Scope and Contents:
See BAE Bulletin 77, Plate 25-a. Original in Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada
Local Numbers:
BAE GN.3754 D2
Topic:
Assiniboin  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
See more items in:
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives / Additional Materials / Kane, Paul, 1810-1871
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw394934948-9622-49a3-bcf4-e436691c6ae5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-176-ref12706

Assiniboin lodges formed entirely of pine branches. Rocky Mountain Fort in distance

Creator:
Kane, Paul, 1810-1871  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (5x7 in)
Culture:
Assiniboine (Stoney)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1848
Local Numbers:
OPPS NEG.3754 D 2
Local Note:
From painting by Paul Kane, 1848. Bulletin 77, Plate 25a.
Black and white copy negative
Topic:
Assiniboin  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
See more items in:
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives / Additional Materials / Kane, Paul, 1810-1871
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3e6b70177-44af-49d6-8c85-ef6eaa5a6f62
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-176-ref6652

Paintings of Cree Indians Traveling

Creator:
Kane, Paul, 1810-1871  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass negative (Copy, 8x10 in)
Culture:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Cree  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Date:
ca 1850
Scope and Contents:
Kane traveled between 1845 and 1848 sketching. The oil paintings were probably painted ca. 1850 after his return. -- Kenneth R. Lister 10/4/81. The two original paintings are housed in the Department of Ethnology, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 9224702 ; OPPS NEG 471 B 2
Local Note:
Artist and date supplied from catalog card for 471 B 1, line drawing after Chippewa (?) painting. ; Original glass negative found (7/1971) in Bureau of American Ethnology collection.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.176, Item Negative 471 B 2
See more items in:
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives / Glass Negatives / Kane, Paul, 1810-1871
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw39a6e7a33-3161-451c-b03e-d656f6af2572
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-176-ref7250

Paintings of Indian subjects in the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Artist:
Romney, George  Search this
Kane, Paul, 1810-1871  Search this
Names:
Brant, Joseph, 1742-1807  Search this
Extent:
3 Items (reproductions )
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Assiniboine (Stoney)  Search this
Mohawk  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Catalog Number 4642: (1) Tribe: Mohawk Subject: Joseph Brant [Thayendanegea]. (Color reproduction) Artist: George Romney, 1734-1802. (2) Blackfoot "Blackfoot Chief and Subordinates." (Color reproduction) Artist: Paul Kane, 1810-1871. (3) [Chippewa, Assiniboin ?] "White Mud Portage, Winnipeg River." Artist: Paul Kane, 1810-1883.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4642
Local Note:
These prints are available from the National Gallery of Canada. No other Indian subjects available in reproduction. (WCS, June, 1962).
Filed: Original Prints, by tribe.
Topic:
Photographs  Search this
Assiniboin  Search this
Blackfeet  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4642, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4642
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw39f1b9896-c01a-4f9d-85ff-57970693b3ab
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4642

Paul Kane, 1810-1871 : an exhibition / organized by J. Russell Harper for the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, Fort Worth, Texas, and the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Author:
Harper, J. Russell  Search this
Amon Carter Museum of Western Art  Search this
National Gallery of Canada  Search this
Subject:
Kane, Paul 1810-1871  Search this
Physical description:
48 p. illus. (part col.) 26 x 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1971
1971]
Call number:
N40.1.K17 P3
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_8477

Paul Kane's great Nor-West / Diane Eaton and Sheila Urbanek

Title:
Paul Kane's great North West
Paul Kane's great Northwest
Author:
Eaton, Diane F  Search this
Urbanek, Sheila  Search this
Subject:
Kane, Paul 1810-1871 Travel  Search this
Kane, Paul 1810-1871 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 158 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Pictorial works
Place:
Northwest, Canadian
Northwest, Pacific
Date:
1996
C1996
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F1060.8 .E38 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_764669

Paul Kane : "Frontier artist and Indian painter" / by Rowena L. and Gordon D. Alcorn

Author:
Alcorn, Rowena L (Rowena Lung)  Search this
Alcorn, Gordon Dee  Search this
Subject:
Kane, Paul 1810-1871  Search this
Physical description:
14 p. : ill ; 25 cm
Type:
Portraits
Date:
1971
1971]
Call number:
ND249.K3 A8 1971
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_802326

Paul Kane's frontier; including Wanderings of an artist among the Indians of North America, by Paul Kane. Edited with a biographical introd. and a catalogue raisonneĢ by J. Russell Harper

Author:
Kane, Paul 1810-1871  Search this
Harper, J. Russell  Search this
Kane, Paul 1810-1871 Wanderings of an artist among the Indians of North America  Search this
Amon Carter Museum of Western Art  Search this
National Gallery of Canada  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 350 p. illus. (part col.), ports. (part col.) 30 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Date:
1971
[1971]
Call number:
ND249.K3 H3X
N40.1.K17 H2
ND249.K3H3X
N40.1.K17H2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_7613

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