The Actor Edward Kean in the Dress Presented to and Worn by him on the Occasion of his being Chosen a Chief and Prince of the Huron Tribe of Indian by the Name of Alanienouidet

G. F. Storm, English, active after 1827
after Frederick John Meyer, English, active 1826 - 1844



Engraving on laid paper

Sight: 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm)

Sight: 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift from Karl Schmidt Collection



Neal & Mackenzie, Philadelphia


Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Printed, lower left: Painted by Frederick Meyer Jun.r 3 Red Lion Square; center: EDMUND KEAN ESQ.R; lower right: Engraved by G.F. Storm.; center: In the Dress presented to and worn by him on the occasion of his being chosen a / CHIEF and PRINCE of the HURON TRIBE of INDIANS by the Name of ALANIENOUIDET / To the Patentee Committee and Perfomers of the THEATRE ROYAL, DRURY LANE, in / commemoration of the return of that distinguished Actor to his Native Country and with the / intention of presenting at one view a faithful Portrait of Mr. Kean, and a correct delineation of / the Costume of that Warlike Tribe who unanimously elected him a Chieftain and a Brother at Quebec on / Saturday October 7th, 1826. This Print is most respectfully dedicated by their / obliged and obt. Ser.t William Kenneth / Neal & Mackenzie 201 Chestnut Street Philadelphia July 1828

Course History

History 90.14, The Global British Empire, Tiraana Bains, Winter 2023

History 90.14, The Global British Empire, Tiraana Bains, Winter 2023


Karl Schmidt; given to present collection, 1937.

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