Copy print of a woodcut of George Catlin, ca. 1845. Identification at bottom: "He was about five feet, eight inches tall, sturdy, on of the most graceful specimens of humanity on ever encountered. He was of a fine, healthy bronze, well proportioned, while in every gesture he was graceful." Mayne Reid, 1851. Identification on verso (handwritten): Portrait of George Catlin; age 49 (1845) made by W. J. Linton, London England, possibly appearing in Illust. London New, for whom Linton worked.
Catlin as he appeared in London, ca. 1845 / W.J. Linton SC., photographer. Research material on George Catlin, [ca. 1863-1987]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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