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North American Sewessissing Chief of the Eowah Indians

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North American, Sewessissing Chief of the Eowah Indians


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Antique print relating to Native American Indians.


Depicts the Sewessissing, chief of the Iowa Indians. Charles Hamilton Smith (1776-1859), a soldier, artist, and natural historian, was born in East Flanders and studied at the Austrian Academy for Artillery and Engineers, after which he embarked on a career in the British army. Smith saw duty in the Napoleonic wars, and in 1816 was sent on a mission to the United States and Canada. From Griffith's 'The Animal Kingdom'. A little soiling at very edges of the sheet.

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artist M Griffith after Charles Hamilton Smith
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1827
size 215mm by 125mm (sheet)
SKU PT8423