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Source:   Souvenir of the N. American Indians, as they were in the nineteenth century. ... / Geo. Catlin.


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Wi-jun-jon (the Pigeon's egg head). 264. An Assinneboin chief, in a beautiful native costume, on his way to the capital at Washington, to which he was invited by the United States Government, and conducted with the chiefs of several other tribes, the United States Indian Agent ;  Wi-jun-jon (the Pigeon's Head) on his way home, to his own wig-wam, with 18 months of civilization in Washington and New York. Both of these portraits were painted from the life - the first one in native costume, when the Chief was passing St. Louis, on his way to Washington,  the second, in civilized costume, was painted when on his way to his home ....

Image ID: 466139

Wi-jun-jon (the Pigeon's egg head). 264. An Assinneboin chief, in a beautiful native costume, on his way to the capital ... (1850)

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:  Wi-jun-jon (the Pigeon's egg head). 264. An Assinneboin chief, in a beautiful native costume, on his way to the capital at Washington, to which he was invited by the United States Government, and conducted with the chiefs of several other tribes, the United States Indian Agent ; Wi-jun-jon (the Pigeon's Head) on his way home, to his own wig-wam, with 18 months of civilization in Washington and New York. Both of these portraits were painted from the life - the first one in native costume, when the Chief was passing St. Louis, on his way to Washington, the second, in civilized costume, was painted when on his way to his home ....

Creator

: Catlin, George, 1796-1872 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1850

Medium

: Pencil works

Specific Material Type

: Drawings

Item/Page/Plate

: Pl. 101

Source

: Souvenir of the N. American Indians, as they were in the nineteenth century. ... / Geo. Catlin.

Source Description

: 3 v. fol.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Rare Books Division

Catalog Call Number

: *KW+++ (Catlin, G. Souvenir of the N. American Indians)

Digital ID

: 466139

Record ID

: 244040

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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