An Indian Winter by Russell Freedman. Paintings and drawings by Karl Bodmer. Illustrated; 88 pages; hardcover. Holiday House, New York, 1992.
This recounting of the 1833-1834 expedition of Prince Maximilian of Germany and the artist Karl Bodmer up the Missouri River features Maximilian's own journal entries of the difficult trek. The book focuses on the winter spent by Bodmer and the Prince with the Mandan and Hidatsa tribes, detailing their daily lives, customs, modes of dress, and beliefs. The book is generously illustrated with works by Karl Bodmer.