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Auction 91, Lot 387

"Naw-Kaw, A Winnegabo Chief", McKenney and Hall

Subject: Native Americans

Period: 1845 (circa)

Publication: History of the Indian Tribes of North America

Color: Hand Color

6.2 x 10 inches
15.7 x 25.4 cm

From an octavo version lithographed and colored by the firm of J.T. Bowen. These prints document an important part of American history, the great leaders of the Indian nations that have disappeared since the mid-19th century. Originally issued in large folio size, McKenney had the images redrawn to a more practical and affordable octavo size. The chief is shown with a piece pipe, scalps, three peace medals and a peacock feathers headdress. Vibrant original color. Very faint mat burn, else very fine.


Condition: A

Estimate: $300 - $350


Closed on 6/14/2000