Some of the original watercolor and wash drawings are included in the scrapbook, including: Indian canoes, page 200 in McKenney's Sketch; View of the Urn, Lake Superior page 361; Grave of a Chippewa Child on the Island Opposite Fond du Lac (Minnesota) page 305; Cave Rock, South Shore of Lake Superior, page 364; Oblique View of the Doric Rock of Lake Superior (unpublished): Front View of the Doric Rock, page 225; Castle Rock, South Shore, Lake Superior, page 363; View of the Urn, Lake Superior (and the Monument), page 362; Skeleton of a Chippewa Indian's Lodge, page 418; Chippewa Lodge, of poles, covered with birch bark, unpublished; Chippewa Widow, page 292; Key-way-wo-wut, or Going Cloud, page 327, O-Car-Gee-Wick, page 314; Chippewa Chief with His Calumet and Pouch, page 331; Indian Dog Train, page 196; another view of Doric Rock, unpublished; another view of the Urn, unpublished; Front view of American Fur Company's Building, Fond du Lac, Minnesota, page 276, and a view of the gathering for the Treaty of Fond du Lac, 1826, page 311.
Also a drawing by John W. Hary (?) showing how Eskimos at Hudson Bay caught fish. Other original, unidentified artwork, a certificate of membership in the Baltimore Beneficial Society, and samples of printing of bank papers are included. There are, in addition, engraved portraits and title pages and illustrations from publications. The portraits include De Witt Clinton, William Cobbett, James Thomson, Goliah Werner, and William Bainbridge. The materials from publications include items from The Chemist and National Recreations, or Holiday Amusements and Robert Stuart's Dictionary of Architecture and A Descriptive History of the Steam Engine (all printed by Knight and Lacy of London); Citizen of the World, Edwin and Anelina; The Works of Robert Bruns, The Works of Thomas Moore, Thackery's Vicar of Wakefield; and other unidentified publications.
Biographical / Historical:
Lucas was an owner of a printing and publishing firm in Baltimore. In 1827, it issued Thomas L. McKenney's A Sketch of a Tour to the Lakes, which was illustrated after drawings by James Otto Lewis.
Photos of Chippewa Indians and of a Chippewa bark lodge, taken at MIlle Lacs Indian Village, Onamia, Minnesota, 1960-61. One print is in color.
Catalog Number 4645: (1) Tribe: Chippewa Caption on Print: Wigwam in winter. Fort Mille Lacs, Onamia, Minnesota, 1960. Wigwam has elm bark sides, birch bark top. Blanket for door. [Color photo.] (2) Chippewa Grandma Naquanabe (Ge-be-sen) weaving cedar bark mat (Geseg a-na-kin). Fort Mille Lacs Indian Village... Photographer: Photo by Film Research Co., Onamia Minnesota. (3) Chippewa Ge-be-sen preparing barwood bark. Bark, we-bub, prepared like large rolls to right of picture are soaked for two weeks in swamp to make ah-sig[?]a-ban, a tough fiber for thread, rope and baskets. (4) Chippewa Removing birch bark from a tree, 1961. Na-gen-a-gesheg and Sha[?]win. Fort Mille Lacs. (5) Chippewa Now-ah-qua-gesheg[?] (Jim Hawks) and his squaw Wa-kow-sa-way (Julia) in birchbark canoe he built at Fort Mille Lacs Indian Village, 1960.
NAA MS 4645
Filed: Original Prints, Chippewa.
"If reproduced or resold, credit: Fort Mille Lacs Co., Inc., and Film Research Co., Onamia, Minnesota.
Twining cedar : Annette Island Tsimshian basket weaving / a produced by : Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center at the Anchorage Museum ; project director : Aron Crowell ; project manager and video editor : Dawn Biddison ; videography by : Anna Hoover, Dawn Biddison
Anatomy of common North American pulpwood barks. Prepared under the direction of the Fundamental Research Committee of the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry in cooperation with U.S. Forest Products Laboratory, Madison 5, Wis