George Catlin, Tcha-káuk-o-ko-máugh, Great Chief, a Boy, 1831, oil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.225
“This tribe [Menominee] living out of the reach of buffaloes, cover themselves with blankets, instead of robes, and wear a profusion of beads and wampum, and other trinkets.” George Catlin probably executed this portrait in Washington in1831. (Catlin, Letters and Notes, vol. 2, no. 52, 1841; reprint 1973)
Tcha-káuk-o-ko-máugh, Great Chief, a Boy
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21 1/8 x 16 1/2 in. (53.6 x 41.9 cm)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
- Portrait male – Great Chief – child
- Ethnic – Indian – Menominee
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