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Wau-kaun-hah-kaw, (painting)

Artist:
Inman
King (copy after)
Subject:
Wau Kaun Hah Kaw
Snake Skin
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
After original at Washington.
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. [not numbered]
Wau-Kaun-hah-kaw--or Snake Skin, also of the Day-Kaura family, Winnebago, and Speaker. He wore, in illustration of his name, the skin of an enormous snake around his head, topped off with feathers. He was fluent, but not remarkable for feats in war. [P. 10.]
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 04480044
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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