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

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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

PR.2001.32.2

Publisher

Frederick W. Greenough, Philadelphia

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

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

Provenance

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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