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Wan-kan-ha-kaw, (painting)

Artist:
Inman
King (copy after)
Subject:
Wan Kan Ha Kaw
Snake Skin
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
After original at Washington.
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 35
Wan-kan-ha-kaw--or the Snake Skin, a Winnebago. A warrior, and Winnebago like, always ready to fight, except when the Sioux look upon them in a war attitude. He wears a snake skin around his head indicating his name. [P. 9; see entry 04480084 for related commentary.]
Catalogue of One Hundred and Fifteen Indian Portraits, representing eighteen different tribes, accompanied by a few brief remarks on the character, &c. of most of them. Price 12 1/2 cents.
Topic:
Portrait male
Ethnic--Winnebago
Control number:
AECI 04480035
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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