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Ball-Play Dance

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Date made: ca. 1845
Maker: Catlin, George; Ackerman, James
Place: New York, New York
Image size: Image: 12 x 17 in.; 30.48 x 43.18 cm
ID number: DL*60.3508
Negative number: 2003-19839


Color print of a panoramic view of Indians on a plain depicting two goal posts at opposite ends of a playing field. The goal posts are surronded by Indians holding aloft sporting implements which resemble small lacrosse sticks. Two groups of dancers perform between them and on either end of the field.