Shin-Ga-Ba-W‘Ossin (Image Stone), from "History of the Indian Tribes of North America"

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



Hand colored lithograph on wove paper

Sheet: 21 1/2 × 15 3/8 in. (54.6 × 39.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the Estate of Harold Goddard Rugg, Class of 1906



E. C. Biddle


North America, United States


19th century

Object Name




Not on view


Printed, lower center below image: SHIN-GA-BA-W’OSSIN, / Image stone. / Philadelphia Published by E. C. Biddle; printed, lower center: Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1833 by E. C. Biddle in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, upper right: Charles B King James O Lewis (artists of original plates) / Lehman and Duval Lith / Pub. E. C. Biddle, Phila [underlined] 1833 / McKenney, Thomas Loraine, and James Hall – History of Am. Indian Tribes of / N.A. - - - - -; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, upper right margin: From Harold G. Rugg Estate (Baker Lib) / June 1959

Course History

NAS 81.03, Pen and Ink Witchcraft: Native American History in Treaties, Collin Calloway, Winter 2019


Collected by Harold Goddard Rugg (1883-1957, Class of 1906), Hanover, New Hampshire; given by his Estate to present collection, 1957.

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