Art Hx: Visual and Medical Legacies of British Colonialism

A print shows two people inside a shelter made of wooden poles and a hide covering. One figure, the medicine man, is dressed in a fringed tunic and sits next to the other, who is lying with eyes closed underneath blankets. A bowl and other implements are on the ground. Text below the image reads "A MEDICINE MAN CURING A PATIENT".

Title: A North American Indian shaman or medicine man healing a patient

Artist/Maker: C. Schuessele after Captain Eastman

Date:

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: A North American Indian shaman or medicine man healing a patient. Chromolithograph by C. Schuessele after Captain Eastman. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): North America

 

Art Hx