Detail View: George Catlin: The Printed Works: Great Chief, a boy

Work Record ID: 
262
Reproduction Record ID: 
262
Work Class: 
portraits
Work Type: 
print
Title: 
The Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians.
Title Type: 
collective title
Title: 
Great Chief, a boy
Title Type: 
preferred title
Measurements: 
3.15 x 2.425 in (8.00 x 6.16 cm)
Measurement Type: 
dimensions
Material: 
paper (fiber product)
Material Type: 
support
Technique: 
chromolithograph
Creator: 
Catlin, George, 1796-1872
Creator Dates: 
1796-1872
Creator Nationality: 
American
Creator Type: 
personal name
Creator Role: 
painter
Date: 
1841
Date: 
1892
Date Type: 
facsimile
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 RB E77.C4 v.2
ID Number Type: 
call number
ID Number: 
225
ID Number Type: 
standard number
ID Number: 
261
ID Number Type: 
plate number
Style Period: 
Art, American--19th century
Style Period: 
realism
Culture: 
American
Subject: 
Trade bead necklaces
Subject: 
Indians of North America--19th century
Subject: 
Indians in art
Subject: 
Face painting
Subject: 
Feathers
Subject: 
Earrings
Subject: 
Medals
Subject: 
Robes
Subject: 
Blankets
Subject: 
Shirts, Men's
Subject: 
Menominee
Subject: 
Great Chief (Tcha-kauks-o-ko-maugh)
Related Work: 
Catlin, George, 1796-1872. The Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians. London: Published by the Author, at the Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly, 1841. [1892]
Relation Type: 
larger entity
Description: 
Described in Vol. II, p. 147. Caption from Truettner catalog of Catlin's Indian Gallery. Entry from Catlin's 1848 catalog reads, "Tcha-kauks-o-ko-máugh, the Great Chief (boy)." Probably painted originally in Washington, D.C. in 1831 (Truettner, 1979, p. 205).
Reproduction Rights Statement: 
(c)University of Cincinnati Digital Press 1997