Wi-Jun-Jon, an Assinneboin Chief, from Catlin’s North American Indian Portfolio
John McGahey, English, 1817 - unknown
after George Catlin, American, 1796 - 1872
Hand-colored lithograph on paper
Sheet: 17 5/8 × 12 3/16 in. (44.7 × 31 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Stephen and Constance Spahn '63 Acquisition Fund
Day & Haghe, London
Place Made: United States, North America
Not on view
Printed, lower left margin: Catlin del. on Stone by Mc. Gahey [the period is directly under the superscripted c]; printed, lower right margin: Day & Haghe Lithrs. to the Queen [the period is directly beneath the superscripted rs];printed, lower center margin: No. 25. / WI-JUN-JON. / AN ASSINEBOIN CHIEF. / (From Catlin's N. A. Indian Collection.) [the period is directly beneath the superscripted o in No.]; printed, lower left margin: Going to Washington.; printed, lower right margin: Returning to his home.
This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World, Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 5–April 11, 2022.
le Beau, Bryan F. Currier and Ives: America Imagined, Washington, D. C.: The Smithsonian Institution, 2001.
Currier and Ives. "Wi-Jun-Jon." Library of Congress.
Possibly from a large, New Jersey private collection of Western American art; sold to the Old Print Shop, New York, New York, about 2013; sold to present collection, 2014.
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