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Pawnees Torturing a Female Captive.

  • ARTIST: Seth Eastman

  • MEDIUM: Engraving,

    DATE: 1854.

  • EDITION SIZE: Plate 6. Image size 8 x 6" (20.3 x 15.2 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: A 19th-century perspective of a nude female being burned with small heated sticks while the Pawnee tribe looks on, captured as a steel engraving and colorized to highlight the details. By S. Eastman from Schoolcraft’s Indian Tribes, 1854.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: The piece is in a mat for handling.

  • CONDITION: Rippling in paper. Good condition and color otherwise.