Try the Joslyn Art Museum, 220 Dodge Street, Omaha, Nebraska, 68102,
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If what you seek isn't there they may know what other places might have his

"Karl Bodmer produced a large body of drawings and watercolors descriptive
of his travels in North America in 1832-34 with the German naturalist
Maximilian, Prince of Wied-Neuwied. Most of these works are now owned by
Joslyn Art Museum and, along with Maximilian's hand-written journals and
related materials, form the renowned Maximilian-Bodmer Collection."

        Dan W.

>In his book _Across the Wide Missouri_ (1947), Bernard DeVoto refers to the
>purchase by "a New York Museum in 1868" of paintings of American indians by
>Karl Bodmer, a famous artist of the early American West.  The book provides
>no further details.
>Does anyone have a list of museums in the state that were active in 1868, and
>which ones might have been likely to be collecting material like this?
>Thank you.
>Reed Augliere