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Die Vatikanischen Museen und die Native Americans : von Objekten zu Subjekten = The Vatican Museums and Native Americans : from objects to subjects

Aigner, Katherine


The colonisation of the world by European powers led to the production of a wealth of images of the colonised cultures and peoples. Images of North American Indians play an important role in our visual culture. This publication illuminates how they are represented, as well as their political and historico-cultural background, based on the so-called 'Indian Museum' of the Dresden sculptor Ferdinand Pettrich (1798-1872). In the 1830s, Pettrich travelled to Washington and portrayed representatives...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Tecumseh, Keokuk, Black Hawk : Indianerbildnisse in zeiten von Vertragen und Vertreibung : portrayals of native Americans in times of treaties and removal.


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