The original painting was in the Redwood Library, Newport, Rhode Island, until May 1970, when it was sold at auction by that library at the Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York City. The identity of the current owner is not known.
Wife of Mahaskah, an Iowa chief. Also called Beautiful Female Eagle that flies in the air. See Ewers, 1954, page 469.
Copy from McKenney and Hall - from painting by Charles Bird King.
Black and white copy negative
Negative 3895 B, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland