Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
JCB Archive of Early American Images
Accession number:
07385
Record number:
07385-1
JCB call number:
E834 D288v / 3-SIZE
Image title:
Botocoudos, Bouris, Patachos et Macharis.
Creator 1:
Jean Baptiste Debret
Creator 1 dates:
1768-1848
Creator 1 role:
del.
Creator 2:
Charles-Estienne Motte
Creator 2 dates:
1785-1836
Creator 2 role:
lith. de
Place image published:
[Paris]
Image publisher:
[Firmin Didot Frères]
Image date:
[1834]
Image function:
plate X; vol. 1, preceding p. 27
Technique:
lithograph
Image dimension height:
22.9 cm.
Image dimension width:
33.8 cm.
Page dimension height:
54 cm.
Page dimension width:
34 cm.
Materials medium:
ink
Materials support:
paper
Languages:
French
Description:
Native Americans sit around campfires, cook and eat armadillo and birds, carry firewood, nurse and care for children. One man appears to be intoxicated by smoke, another breaks a stick over his head, another gnaws on bone. Cultural artifacts include arrows, basket, mouth and ear plugs.
Source creator:
Debret, Jean Baptiste, 1768-1848
Source Title:
Voyage pittoresque et historique au Brésil ... Tome premier
Source place of publication:
Paris
Source publisher:
Firmin Didot Frères, imprimeurs de l'Institut de France
Source date:
M DCCC XXXIV [1834]
notes:
Identified as the Botocudos, Puris, Patachos, and Macharis, these tribes are identified in text as being of the same race and similar in their practice of self-mutilation. The name, Botocudos, was given to this tribe by Maximilian, Prinz vonWied, and refers to the wooden plugs tribe members wore in their lower lip and ear lobes.
Image placed horizontally on page. Lithographer is probably Charles Etienne Pierre Motte (French printmaker and draftsman, 1785-1836).
Time Period:
1801-1850
Subject Area:
Artifacts, industry, and human activities; Indigenous peoples
geographic area:
Brazil
Subject headings:
Indians of South America
Provenance/Donor:
Acquired before 1874.
Owner and copyright:
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
Commentary:

Botocoudos, Bouris, Patachos et Macharis.