|Ash-E-Taa-Na-Quet--A celebrated Chipppeway Chief--James Otto Lewis|
Print by James Otto Lewis. From The Aboriginal Portfolio. Philadelphia: J. O. Lewis, 1835-1836. Lithographs by Lehman & Duval. Full original hand coloring. A group of the rarest of Indian prints, from the first published collection of portraits of native North Americans. These portraits were made "on the spot and in the field" by James Otto Lewis, mostly during a series of treaty meetings in the Upper Great Lakes region during the 1820s.
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