Title:  Medicine Man, Performing His Mysteries over a Dying Man

Artist/Maker: George Catlin

Date: 1832

Source: Smithsonian American Art Museum

Copyright/Permissions: George Catlin, Medicine Man, Performing His Mysteries over a Dying Man, 1832, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.161. Public Domain.

Location(s): Fort Union, North Dakota, USA

Date posted: September 27, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on Medicine Man, Performing His Mysteries over a Dying Man

Categories: Indigenous Medicine and Healers

Title:  Mah-tó-he-ha, Old Bear, a Medicine Man

Artist/Maker: George Catlin

Date: 1832

Source: Smithsonian American Art Museum

Copyright/Permissions: George Catlin, Mah-tó-he-ha, Old Bear, a Medicine Man, 1832, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.129

Location(s): Mitutanka/Fort Clark, North Dakota, USA

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Categories: Indigenous Medicine and Healers

Title: A woman offers a watermelon to a sick man; he is cured and both start dancing; she holds up a medicine bottle.

Artist/Maker:

Date: 1890

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: A woman offers a watermelon to a sick man; he is cured and both start dancing; she holds up a medicine bottle. Coloured lithograph, 1890. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): New York City, USA

Date posted: February 22, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on A woman offers a watermelon to a sick man

Categories: Pharmaceuticals

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

 

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Categories: Indigenous Medicine and Healers

Title: Australian medicine man with magic healing crystal

Artist/Maker:

Date:  [1931]

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Sixty centuries of health and physick : the progress of ideas from primitive magic to modern medicine / by S.G. Blaxland Stubbs and E.W. Bligh; with an introduction by Sir Humphry Rolleston, bart.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): Australia

 

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Categories: Implements and Devices Indigenous Medicine and Healers

Title: Medicine man curing disease by sucking out ‘the evil witchcraft’, Australia

Artist/Maker:

Date: [1931]

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Sixty centuries of health and physick : the progress of ideas from primitive magic to modern medicine / by S.G. Blaxland Stubbs and E.W. Bligh; with an introduction by Sir Humphry Rolleston, bart.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): Australia

 

Date posted: January 29, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on Medicine man curing disease…

Categories: Indigenous Medicine and Healers

Title: Elizabeth Freeman (“Mumbet”)

Artist/Maker: Susan Anne Livingston Ridley Sedgwick

Date: 1811

Source: Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston

Copyright/Permissions: Elizabeth Freeman (“Mumbet”). Miniature portrait, watercolor on ivory by Susan Anne Livingston Ridley Sedgwick, 1811. Portrait: 7.5 cm x 5.5 cm; in gilded wood frame (visible in large digital image): 13 cm x 9.7 cm. Artwork 03.147. Collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Location(s): Boston, Massachusetts, USA

 

Date posted: January 28, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on Elizabeth Freeman (“Mumbet”)

Categories: Enslaved Medicine and Healers

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