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Collection name:
McKenney and Hall: History of the Indian Tribes
Record:
Work Record ID:
10
Reproduction Record ID:
10
Work Class:
portraits
Work Type:
print
Title:
History of the Indian Tribes of North America
Title Type:
collective title
Title:
Meta-koosega, a Chippeway warrior
Title Type:
inscribed title
Measurements:
11.65 x 9.35 in (29.59 x 23.75 cm) on sheet 20.10 x 14.40 in (51.05 x 36.58 cm)
Measurement Type:
dimensions
Material:
rag paper
Material Type:
support
Technique:
color lithograph
Inscription:
lower center: META-KOOSEGA / A CHIPPEWAY WARRIOR. / PUBLISHED BY F. W. GREENOUGH, PHILAD.A / Drawn Printed & Coloured at I. T. Bowen's Lithographic Establishment N.o 94 Walnut St: / Entered according to act of Congress in the Year 1838 by F. W. Greenough, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Penn.a
Inscription:
image lower right: AH
Creator:
King, Charles Bird, 1785-1862
Creator Dates:
1785-1862
Creator Nationality:
American
Creator Type:
personal name
Creator Role:
painter
Creator:
Inman, Henry, 1801-1846
Creator Dates:
1801-1846
Creator Nationality:
American
Creator Type:
personal name
Creator Role:
painter
Creator:
Lewis, James Otto, 1799-1858
Creator Dates:
1799-1858
Creator Nationality:
American
Creator Type:
personal name
Creator Role:
painter
Date:
1838
Location:
Fond du Lac (Minn.)
Location Type:
creation site
Repository:
Archives and Rare Books Library, University Libraries, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
Repository Type:
current repository
ID Number:
ARB E77 .M13 Vol. 1
ID Number Type:
call number
ID Number:
10
ID Number Type:
plate number
ID Number:
10
ID Number Type:
standard number
Style Period:
Art, American--19th century
Style Period:
realism
Culture:
American
Subject:
Necklaces
Subject:
Ribbons
Subject:
Robes
Subject:
Trade silver
Subject:
Indians of North America--19th century
Subject:
Indians in art
Subject:
Neckties
Subject:
Peace medals
Subject:
Shirts, Men's
Subject:
Ojibwa
Subject:
Fond du Lac, Treaty of (1826)
Subject:
Pure Tobacco (Meta-Koosega)
Related Work:
McKenney, Thomas Loraine, 1785-1859 & Hall, James, 1793-1868. History of the Indian Tribes of North America. Philadelphia: Frederick W. Greenough, 1838-1844.
Relation Type:
larger entity
Description:
ART WORKS Original painted by James Otto Lewis (1799-1858) at the Treaty of Fond du Lac, held at Fond du Lac (Minn.) in 1826 (Horan, 1986, p. 200). Maytaukooseegay of Lac de Flambeau was a signatory of that treaty (Kappler, 1904, Vol. 2, p. 271). Location of original unknown. The Lewis original was copied by Charles Bird King in Washington (D.C.) ca. 1826 (Cosentino: 368). This painting is unlocated. A copy of the King portrait by Henry Inman (1801-1846), is in the Peabody Museum of Archeology and Ethnology, Harvard University (Peabody Number: 82-51-10\28194).
Description:
PRINTS Lithographs based on the Inman copy of the King portrait appear in the following editions of McKenney, Thomas Loraine, 1785-1859, and Hall, James, 1793-1868. The History of the Indian Tribes of North America: Philadelphia: F. W. Greenough, 1838-1844. Philadelphia: J. T. Bowen, 1848-1850.
Description:
REFERENCES Cosentino, Andrew J. The Paintings of Charles Bird King (1785-1862). Washington, D.C.: National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, 1977. Horan, James D. The McKenney-Hall Portrait Gallery of American Indians. New York: Bramhall House, 1986. pp. 200-201. Kappler, Charles J. Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1904. Vol. 2, p. 271. Smithsonian Institution Art Inventories. Painting Inventory. 83980287 - Unlocated
Information Source:
Date: Supplied from plate. Plate No.: Supplied from copy reproduced. Standard No.: Supplied from volume contents list. Printer: "I. T. Bowen's Lithographic Establishment" in plate caption. [J. T. Bowen] Delineator: "AH" image lower right. [Alfred Hoffy]
Reproduction Rights Statement:
(c) University of Cincinnati Digital Press, 2001

Meta-koosega, a Chippeway warrior