Ahyouwaighs, Chief of the Six Nations, from ‘"History of the Indian Tribes of North America"

John T. Bowen, Philadelphia, after Henry Inman, American, 1801 - 1846, after Charles Bird King, American, 1785 - 1862


about 1838

Hand colored lithograph on paper

Sheet: 19 11/16 × 14 3/8 in. (50 × 36.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Marilyn Brunson in memory of James L. Brunson



Frederick W. Greenough, Philadelphia


North America, United States


19th century

Object Name




Not on view


Initialled, in stone (by lithographic artist?), at terminus of arm at right: R.T.; printed, lower margin: AHYOUWAIGHS / CHIEF OF THE SIX NATIONS. / PUBLISHED BY F. W. GREENOUGH, PHILADA. ["A" is superscript above period] / Drawn Printed & Coloured at I. T. Bowen's Lithographic Establishment No. ["o" is superscript above period] 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 Penna. ["a" is superscript over period]. Dealer label on backing: DONALD A. HEALD / FINE ART / 885 West End Avenue / New York, New York 10025 / 212-864-6905 / Museum Quality Framing. Sheet is embossed to left of figure: SONDLEY LIBRARY / ASHEVILLE, N.C.

Course History

NAS 81.03, Pen and Ink Witchcraft: Native American History in Treaties, Collin Calloway, Winter 2019


Sondley Library, Asheville, North Carolina; Donald A. Heald Fine Art, New York; sold to Mr. and Mrs. J. Brunson; given to present collection, 2001.

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