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Title The North American aboriginal port-folio
Artist Lewis, James Otto (1799-1858)
Date
Document Type Art
Description A series of portraits of American Indians from the Sioux, Winnebago, Sac and Fox, Menominee and Chippewa (Ojibway) tribes, most of whom were chiefs. Historical and biographical notes are also included.
Places Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, United States
Keywords portrait, biography, art, chief, dress, treaty, negotiation, buffalo
Theme Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters; American Indians and the US Government
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Northeast, Great Plains
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT Ayer Art 250.6 L67 1838 N.A. Aboriginal Portfolio
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue