Eastman, Seth, 1808-1875Variant names
American painter of Indians.
From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to Brantz Mayer, 1852 Feb. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870713
American illustrator, painter, landscape artist, and army officer.
From the description of Sketches, ca. 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122536311
U.S. army officer, topographical draftsman, and painter and illustrator of Indian life.
An 1829 West Point graduate, Eastman served at Fort Crawford, Wis., and Fort Snelling, Minn., 1829-1832, as assistant instructor of drawing at West Point, 1833-1840, and again at Fort Snelling, 1841-1848. While in Minnesota, he sketched and painted many of the Indian scenes he would use when he was employed in Washington, D.C., by the government to prepare illustrations for Schoolcraft's work.
From the description of Seth Eastman watercolor drawings prepared to illustrate Henry Rowe Schoolcraft's Historical and statistical information respecting the history, condition and prospects of the Indian tribes of the United States [graphic], 1853. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 41378360
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|Allegheny River (Pa. and N.Y.)|
|Fort Mackinac (Mackinac Island, Mich.)|
|New York--New York|
|Mississippi River Valley|
|Indians of North America--Pictorial works|
|Zuni Indians--Pictorial works|
|Eskimos--Greenland--Social life and customs|
|Eastern Woodlands Indians|
|Illustration of books--19th century|
|Indians in art|
|Dakota Indians--Pictorial works|
|Indians of North America--Maps|
|Indians of North America|
|American bison--Pictorial Works|
|Laguna Indians--Pictorial works|