Tuck-A-Back-A-Micco, or The Medicine Man or Physic Maker, (painting)
Stanley, John Mix
Tuck A Back A Micco
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 14
This is the great Medicine or Mystery Man of the Creeks; his fields of corn are cultivated by the people of the town in which he resides, and a salary of five hundred dollars, per annum, is allowed him from the treasury of the nation for his services. They suppose him to be indued with supernatural powers and capable of making it rain copiously at will. . . . He has in his possession, and wears a medal, said to have been presented to his parents by Gen. Washington. He is painted in the costume which he usually wears. [P. 10.]
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.