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Ojibbeway (The Chief Maun-gua-daus Surrounded by Six Men, One Woman, Three Children, and Infant)

Object Number: 
1872.23.61
Date: 
1866-68
Medium: 
Graphite and black ink on card
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 3/8 x 24 1/8 in. ( 46.7 x 61.3 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Signed at right inside image in black ink: "Geo. Catlin."; inscribed at upper center outside image in black ink over graphite: "Pl. 61. / Ojibbeway"; at lower border outside image in black ink: "204 203. 198 199 200 201 202 / 204 205 208. 209. 206"
Description: 
Ethnography. Studies of Native Americans: this group visited London and Paris in 1845- the chief is 'Maun-gua-daus' and he is surrounded by six adult males, one woman with an infant and three boys
Credit Line: 
Purchased by the Society
Provenance: 
The artist's collection; Francis Putnam Catlin, the artist's brother, serving as agent to George Henry Moore, acting on behalf of N-YHS
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group