Media Information

 
 
 
Collection name:
McKenney and Hall: History of the Indian Tribes
Record:
Work Record ID:
29
Reproduction Record ID:
29
Work Class:
portraits
Work Type:
print
Title:
History of the Indian Tribes of North America
Title Type:
collective title
Title:
O-kee-makee-quid, a Chippeway chief
Title Type:
inscribed title
Measurements:
14.00 x 9.25 in (35.56 x 23.50 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: OKEE-MAKEE-QUID / A CHIPPEWAY CHIEF. / 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 Clerks Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Penn.a
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:
29
ID Number Type:
plate number
ID Number:
29
ID Number Type:
standard number
Style Period:
Art, American--19th century
Style Period:
realism
Culture:
American
Subject:
Coats
Subject:
Finger weaving
Subject:
Garters
Subject:
Horned headdresses
Subject:
Leggings
Subject:
Moccasins
Subject:
Ribbons
Subject:
Tobacco-pipes
Subject:
Indians of North America--19th century
Subject:
Indians in art
Subject:
Trade cloth
Subject:
Ojibwa
Subject:
Fond du Lac, Treaty of (1826)
Subject:
Trade beads
Subject:
Catlinite
Subject:
Robes (Hide)
Subject:
Fringe
Subject:
Cap headdresses
Subject:
Chief That Speaks (Okee-makee-quid)
Subject:
Bags
Subject:
Ball head clubs
Subject:
Beadwork
Subject:
Hides and skins
Subject:
Hides and skins--Deer
Subject:
Mantles (Clothing)
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. 224). Ogeemaugeegid is listed as a signatory of that treaty (Kappler, 1904, Vol. 2, p. 271). Location of original unknown. A copy of the Lewis painting by Charles Bird King (1785-1862) (Cosentino: 396) is listed as No. 117 in the Catalogue of Indian Paintings Belonging to the Government Collection which appeared in William J. Rhees' 1859 Guide to the Smithsonian Institution: "O-KEE-MA-KEE-GUID, The chief that speaks - A Chippeway" (Viola, 1976, p. 145). This painting was destroyed in the Smithsonian fire of 1865. A copy of the King painting by Henry Inman (1801-1846), formerly in the Peabody Museum of Archeology and Ethnology, Harvard University (Peabody Number: 82-51-10\28206), is in the Minnesota Historical Society (MHS No.: AV1982.306.1 (Neg. No.: 38032)).
Description:
PRINTS Lithographs based on the Inman copy of the King painting after Lewis 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. Philadelphia: D. Rice & Co., 187_.
Description:
REFERENCES Cosentino, Andrew J. The Paintings of Charles Bird King (1785-1862). Washington, D.C.: National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, 1977. p. 176. No. 396. Horan, James D. The McKenney-Hall Portrait Gallery of American Indians. New York: Bramhall House, 1986. pp. 224-225. 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. 83980309 - Destroyed Viola, Herman J. The Indian Legacy of Charles Bird King. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1976. pp. 47, 145.
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: No indication.
Reproduction Rights Statement:
(c) University of Cincinnati Digital Press, 2001

O-kee-makee-quid, a Chippeway chief