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Tustenuggee Chop-Ko, or The Big Warrior, (painting)

Artist:
Stanley, John Mix
Subject:
Tustenuggee Chop Ko
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 4
A SEMINOLE MIKASUKIE SUB CHIEF. And is one of the most distinguished warriors of his tribe. He is six feet three inches in height and well proportioned, and is esteemed one of the best ball players among his people. His countenance indicates any thing but intelligence or shrewdness; on the contrary, it exhibits evidence of a capacity to commit any act, however cruel or atrocious, at the bidding of his chief. He is said to have cut off the hands of Mrs. Montgomery after her murder, for the purpose of procuring the rings upon her fingers. [P. 6.]
Catalogue of Pictures, in Stanley and Dickerman's North American Indian Portrait Gallery; J.M. Stanley, Artist. Cincinnati: Printed at the "Daily Enquirer Office." 1846.
Topic:
Portrait male
Ethnic--Seminole
Control number:
AECI 02200004
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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