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H'co-a-h'co-a-cotes-min - A Flat Head Warrior

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Antique print relating to Native American Indians.
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Depicts a native American Indian warrior 'Hee-ohks-te-kin, Rabbits Skin Leggings, a Brave Nez Percé', the original oil dates to 1832 and is in the Smithsonian American Art Museum' . From Dr Pritchard's 'National History of Man'. During the 1830s Pennsylvania-born artist George Catlin (1796-1872) made five trips to the western United States to document the Native American peoples and their way of life. The resulting portraits have become one of the most extensive, evocative and important records of indigenous peoples ever made. Catlin was also an entrepreneur and a showman and, inspired by his encounters, he created an ‘Indian Gallery’ that toured America and Europe during the next ten years. CONDITION : A little soiling at very edges of the sheet.
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artist John Harris after George Catlin (1796-1872)
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1842
size 230mm by 145mm (sheet)
SKU PT9981