A German depiction with notes on hunting - in Germany, the reindeer is a creature to be hunted, rather than bred for its attributes as in Lapland.
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Sami Family, with tent, sled and Reindeer, Finnmark County
Sami Family, with tent, sled and Reindeer from Finnmark County in the extreme northeast of Norway. The Sami peoples (also spelled Saami and also known as Lapps, although this term is considered derogatory) are an arctic indigenous people inhabiting Sapmi, which today encompasses parts of far northern Sweden, Norway, Finland and the Kola Peninsula of Russia. Date: circa 1900s
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White-tailed or Virginia deer, Odocoileus virginianus
White-tailed or Virginia deer, Odocoileus virginianus, and reindeer, Rangifer tarandus. . Handcolored copperplate stipple engraving from Frederic Cuvier's Dictionary of Natural Science: Mammals, Paris, France, 1816. Illustration by J. G. Pretre, engraved by Massard, directed by Pierre Jean-Francois Turpin, and published by F.G. Levrault. Jean Gabriel Pretre (1780-1845) was painter of natural history at Empress Josephine's zoo and later became artist to the Museum of Natural History.
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