Moa-Na-Hon-Ca, an Ioway Chief, from "History of the Indian Tribes of North America,"

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


about 1838

Hand colored lithograph on paper

Sheet: 29 1/4 × 14 1/2 in. (74.3 × 36.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in plate: R T; printed, lower center below image: MOA-NA-HON-GA / AN IOWAY CHIEF. / PUBLISHED BY F.W. GREENOUGH, PHILADA [“A” superscript] / Drawn Printed & Coloured at I. T. Bowen’s Lithographic Establishment No [“o” superscript] 94 Walnut St. / Entered according to act of Congress in the Year 1836 by F.W.Greenough in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Penn.a [“a” superscript]; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, upper left: Charles B King + James O Lewis ( Artists of original plates) / McKenney + Hall, (Authors) History of the Am Indian Tribes of N.A - - - / JT. Bowen Lithographer / Publisher Greenough, Phila; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, upper right margin: Whittier / Purchased from Goodspeed’s Boston Oct 16, 58

Publication History

The Month, Boston, Massachusetts, 1953, p. 43.


Goodspeed's Book Shop, Boston, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 1958.

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