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CreatorCatlin, George, 1796-1872
DescriptionPortrait of an elderly Seminole chief. He is depicted here holding a pipe, and wearing a European jacket and an animal skin robe.
Extent (Original)1 drawing ; 35 x 16.5 cm.
Format (Original)pencil works
Call NumberVAULT oversize Ayer Art Catlin 1, Drawing No. 132
SourceGeorge Catlin's pencil portraits of individual North American Indians with penned descriptions in Catlin's handwriting which identify the individuals and their tribal affiliations.
Is Part OfEdward E. Ayer Collection (Newberry Library)
Coverage (Spatial)North America
Coverage (Temporal)19th century
Subject1Indians of North America -- Portraits
Subject2Indians of North America -- Clothing and dress
Subject3Older indians -- Pictorial works
ContributorCatlin, George, 1796-1872
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-06-29
Extent (Digital)80.2 Mb
Medium (Digital)Image/tiff
RightsAll rights reserved by the Newberry Library. Permission to reproduce in any format must be requested in writing. Contact Photoduplication Department, Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St., Chicago, IL 60610. Phone: 312-255-3566 E-mail:
CollectionAyer Art Digital Collection (Newberry Library)
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