Esh-Ta-Hum-Leah, A Sioux Chief, Dacotah Nation, from "History of the Indian Tribes of North America"

after Charles Bird King, American, 1785 - 1862
after Henry Inman, American, 1801 - 1846


about 1838

Hand colored lithograph on paper

Sheet: 20 1/4 × 14 1/2 in. (51.4 × 36.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Printed, lower center margin below image: ESH-TA-HUM-LEAH / A SIOUX CHIEF.; inscribed, in graphite, lower right corner: 750 [“50” superscript, underlined]; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, upper right: Charles B. King + James O. Lewis (original Plates) / Lehman + Dural Ltihs, Phila ” ” / Print E. C. Biddle Phila ” ” / McKenney + Hall, authors of / Hist of Am Ind Tribes of N.A. - - - vol 1 / Whittier; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, upper right margin: [underlined] File King; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, upper right along margin: Goodspeed’s Boston Oct 16, 58; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, upper center: (Reprint? / Vol 1.


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

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