Media Information

 
 
 
Collection name:
McKenney and Hall: History of the Indian Tribes
Record:
Work Record ID:
31
Reproduction Record ID:
31
Work Class:
portraits
Work Type:
print
Title:
History of the Indian Tribes of North America
Title Type:
collective title
Title:
M'Intosh, a Creek chief
Title Type:
inscribed title
Measurements:
17.05 x 12.00 in (43.31 x 30.48 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: M'INTOSH / A CREEK 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
Date:
1838
Location:
Washington (D.C.)
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:
31
ID Number Type:
plate number
ID Number:
31
ID Number Type:
standard number
Style Period:
Art, American--19th century
Style Period:
realism
Culture:
American
Subject:
Coats
Subject:
Feathers
Subject:
Finger weaving
Subject:
Swords
Subject:
Trade silver
Subject:
Indians of North America--19th century
Subject:
Indians in art
Subject:
Neckties
Subject:
Shirts, Men's
Subject:
Ruffles
Subject:
Crown headdresses
Subject:
Fringe
Subject:
Hides and skins
Subject:
McIntosh, William (Tustunnuggee Hutke), 1775-1825
Subject:
Creek
Subject:
Bandolier bags
Subject:
Cloaks
Subject:
Ostriches
Subject:
Plaid
Subject:
Sideburns
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 Horan (Horan, 1986, p. 124) indicates that the original of this portrait was painted by Charles Bird King (1785-1862) in Washington (D.C.) possible in 1825. There is no listing for a portrait of this individual in Cosentino. There is no listing for a portrait of this individual in the Catalogue of Indian Paintings Belonging to the Government Collection which appeared in William J. Rhees' 1859 Guide to the Smithsonian Institution, although No. 28 is an unidentified Creek warrior (Viola, 1976, p. 143). There is no listing for a portrait of this individual in the inventory of paintings by Henry Inman (1801-1846) in Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University.
Description:
PRINTS This image appears in the following editions of McKenney, Thomas Loraine, 1785-1859 and Hall, James, 1793-1868. 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 Horan, James D. The McKenney-Hall Portrait Gallery of American Indians. New York: Bramhall House, 1986. pp. 122-124. Viola, Herman J. The Indian Legacy of Charles Bird King. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1976. p. 143.
Information Source:
Date: Suplied 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

M'Intosh, a Creek chief