The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 95, July 1991 - April, 1992 Page: 232
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Southwestern Hzstorzcal Quarterly
Opposite page: Cutchath. by Lino Sinchez y Tapia after Jose Maria Sanchez y
Tapia, ca. 1830. Watercolor, io x 8 inches. From Jean Louis Berlandier, "Indi-
genes de Mexique. Voyage de J. Louis Berlandler." CouteyV Thomas Glcrea.e In-
.ltute of Amerman Histo)y and At, Tulsa, Oklahoma. This watercolor of two
Koasati (or Coushatta) Indians by Lino SAnchez y Tapia, like his watercolor of
Caddo Indians on page 176 of this issue, was based on a sketch by artist-car-
tographer Jose Maria Sinchez y Tapia who accompanied Gen. Manuel de Mier
y Terin's Mexican Boundary Commission on its 1828-1829 exploring expedi-
tion into Texas. Berlandier, the botanist and zoologist for the expedition, also
made sketches in preparation for writing his report about Texas Indians, "In-
digenes de Mexique," which contained this watercolor. The manuscript report
was eventually edited by John C. Ewers and published in 1969 as The Indians of
Texas in 830o.
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