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Keeth-La, or Dog, (painting)

Artist:
Stanley, John Mix
Subject:
Keeth La
Lowrey, George
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 18
Commonly called Major George LOWREY, SECOND OR ASSISTANT CHIEF OF THE CHEROKEES; an office which he has filled for a number of years with much credit to himself and the entire satisfaction of his people. He is about seventy years of age, speaks English fluently, and is an exemplary Christian. He is painted in the attitude of explaining the wampum, a tradition of the manner in which peace was first brought about among the various Indian tribes. For an explanation of which the reader is referred to No. 80. [P. 12; see entry 02200080 for other work noted in this commentary. The actual catalogue number of the reference should be "No. 79."]
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--Cherokee
Control number:
AECI 02200018
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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