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Black Hawk (Sauk) portrait from McKenney's History of the Indian tribes of North America

Finnin, Denis

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

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  • Title: Black Hawk (Sauk) portrait from McKenney's History of the Indian tribes of North America
  • Creator: Finnin, Denis
  • Subject: Rare books, Clothing and dress, Cultural anthropology, Ethnology -- North America, Indians of North America, Native Americans, Portraits, Jewelry
  • Specimen Location: American Museum of Natural History Library Rare Book Collection
  • Rights: Information on rights available at the repository
  • Repository: American Museum of Natural History
  • Publisher: American Museum of Natural History Research Library
  • Original Caption: Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiah Black Hawk a Sauke Brave
  • Note: Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library
  • Medium: Lithography
  • Imprint: Philadelphia : E.C. Biddle, 1837-1844
  • Identifier: b10782631_4
  • Description of Publication: 3 v. : plates, ports., map, facsims. ; 52 cm.
  • Department / Discipline: Anthropology
  • Date of Publication: 1837-1844
  • Date: 2011
  • Cultural Context: Sauk Indians
  • Coverage: United States
  • Collection Title: Rare Book Collection
  • Collection Name: Rare Book Collection
  • Collection Description: The images of the Rare Book Collection highlight some of the art, illustrations, engravings, maps, and sketches from the over 14,000 rare materials housed at the Library. The Museum Library’s Rare Book Collection includes field diaries and scrapbooks, richly illustrated fragile and uniquely bound materials, limited and/or autographed editions; published and unpublished materials with special Museum association; materials of high monetary value; and rare books relevant to natural history, especially in those fields of interest at the Museum. This image collection commences with all of the artwork showcased in Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library: Essays & Plates, a book edited by the Library’s Director, published in October, 2012.
  • Call Number: RF-55-F
  • Book Title: History of the Indian tribes of North America, with biographical sketches and anecdotes of the principal chiefs :embellished with one hundred and twenty portraits, from the Indian gallery in the Department of War, at Washington
  • Bibliographic Number: <a href="http://libcat1.amnh.org/record=b1078263" target="_blank">b10782631</a>
  • Author: McKenney, Thomas Loraine, 1785-1859
  • Associated Name: Black Hawk, Sauk chief, 1767-1838
  • Artist: King, Charles Bird, 1785-1862, Inman, Henry, 1801-1846

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