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Little Elk, (painting)

Artist:
Inman
King (copy after)
Subject:
Little Elk
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
After original at Washington.
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 45
Little Elk. A Winnebago chief. One of the most insolent, noisy, drunken fellows, that ever came to Washington. Major Forsyth, who had charge of the party, had to knock him down often for his bad conduct, in return for which, he threatened to kill him. He only lacked opportunity to execute the threat. [P. 11.]
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 04480047
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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