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Me-na-wa, a Creek Indian. Coloured lithograph by J.T. Bowen after C.B. King, 1837.

  • King, Charles Bird, 1785-1862.
Date
1837
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677792i
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"... This chief commanded the party that killed Gen. McIntosh, and was one of the few that saved themselves from the defeat at the Horse-shoe, by swimming the river, after being badly wounded in the head." -- cited on University of Cincinnati Libraries webpage

Publication/Creation

Philadelphia : Published by E.C. Biddle, 1837 ([Philadelphia] (No. 94 Walnut St.) : printed and coloured at I.T. Bowen's Lithographic Establishment)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image and lettering approximately 36 x 24.5 cm

Lettering

Me-na-wa, a Creek warrior. Printed and coloured at I.T. Bowen's Lithographic Establishment No. 94 Walnut St. Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1837, by E.C. Biddle, in the Clerks office of the District Court of the eastern district of Penn.a.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 677792i

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