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Dr. Eugene Kingman, art curator for the Texas Tech Museum, discusses the works of Bodmer and Maximilian, early artists of the American West and the Plains Indian tribes. This address was the last before Dr. Kingman’s death.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Eugene Kingman

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: February 02, 1975

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: None given

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Introductory comments, Listing of Dr. Kingman's credentials, Dr. Kingman speaks on artists Maximilian and Bodmer to a group at the Texas Tech Museum, Historical background, Presentation and discussion of slides, Slides of Maximilian's family home in Germany, Family archives, Listing of art holdings in archives, Trip by Bodmar and Maximilian to the United States related in paintings, Itinerary outlined, Importance of maps brought back from United States by, Maximilian.

Tape 1, Side 2: Technique discussed, Retracing Maximilian's steps, Natural rock formations painted, Indian art, Resulted from giving Indians watercolors and paper.

Range Dates: None given

Bulk Dates: None given

Access Information

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