To-Ka-Con, a Sioux Chief

after Charles Bird King, American, 1785 - 1862, after Henry Inman, American, 1801 - 1846, Alfred Hoffy, American, about 1790 - 1860, John T. Bowen, Philadelphia


about 1838

Handcolor lithograph on paper

Overall: 20 1/4 × 14 3/8 in. (51.4 × 36.5 cm)

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



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name




Not on view


Signed, lower right, on plate: A. H.; inscribed, lower center margin: TO-KA CON / A Sioux Chief

Course History

HIST 6, NAS 30, History of the American West, Ben Madley, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

Portraits at Dartmouth, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 10-April 16, 1978.

Nineteenth Century American Prints, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 25-June 12, 1977.

Publication History

George T.M. Shackelford, Nineteenth-Century American Prints from the Dartmouth College Collection, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1977, p. 25-26, no. 7.

Arthur R. Blumenthal, Portraits at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1978, p. 54, no. 62.


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

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