By Dwight P. Lanmon, David Whitehouse
One of the beautiful items of glass in Robert Lehman's assortment are many who convey the consummate ability of Venetian glassmakers and clarify why Venetian glass was once so coveted in Europe within the 16th and 17th centuries. The factories in northern Europe that produced glass a los angeles façon de Venise are represented to boot. Robert Lehman additionally received might be the richest American selection of eighteenth-century lampworked glass collectible figurines, that are frequently attributed to Nevers, France. Smaller teams of reverse-painted panels and historic Roman and early Islamic glass around out the 136 items catalogued during this quantity.
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Moved from the river are illustrated in Figure 22. The rock surface also contained initials, numbers, and various lines apparently made by Europeans. These elements were purposely excluded from the drawings in order to feature the Indian-made glyphs. In the top left panel of Figure 22 is the image of a bison with a cross-hatched body. A spear appears to penetrate the body of the animal. To the right of the bison is a human figure holding a club or axe while apparently running toward the animal.
Incised petroglyphs from Saint Francois River, Bromptonville, Quebec, Canada. Solid black areas indicate cracked surfaces in the rock. Drawing by T. Fitzpatrick. moved from the river are illustrated in Figure 22. The rock surface also contained initials, numbers, and various lines apparently made by Europeans. These elements were purposely excluded from the drawings in order to feature the Indian-made glyphs. In the top left panel of Figure 22 is the image of a bison with a cross-hatched body. A spear appears to penetrate the body of the animal.
But they are frequently so ridiculous and improbable, that it is a matter of surprise, how they should be able to in- Culturally Altered Trees / 25 vent such unaccountable fictions. The warriors sometimes paint their own deeds and adventures; for instance, the number of prisoners or scalps taken; the number of troops they commanded, and such as fell in battle. Other paints point out the places, where a company of Indians have been hunting, showing the nights they spent there, the number of deer, bears, &c.