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Billy Shane, a Shawnee Chief, who fought for the Americans and was wounded at the Battle of the Thames in Upper Canada.

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Names
Lewis, James Otto (1799-1858) (Artist)
Lehman & Duval Lithrs. (Lithographer)
Collection

aboriginal port folio; or, a collection of portraits of the most celebrated chiefs of the North American Indians.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1836
Place Term: Philadelphia
Publisher: J.O. Lewis
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KW+++ (Lewis, J. O. Aboriginal port folio. 1836 (1st ed.))
Topics
Indians of North America
Shawnee Indians
Indians -- Kings and rulers
Genres
Chromolithographs
Illustrations
Portraits
Notes
Content : First edition; with leaves of Advertisement dated May, June, and July 20, 1835, and text of Advertisement to the second number printed in 38 lines.

Content : Originally issued in monthly numbers, beginning May 1835, each with 8 plates and cover-title; nos. 1-3 with a leaf of Advertisement, dated respectively May, June, and July 20, 1835; lithographed t.-p. as above, with colored vignette, issued in January 1836. Re-issued from time to time with slight changes, and reprinted Advertisements.

Content : With original lithographed blue paper cover to no. 1: "The aboriginal port folio. No. 1. Philadelphia published May 1835 ... issued monthly untill 10 numbers are complete," bound v. 2.

Content : Plates drawn by J. Barincou and P. Rindisbacher, and colored by hand, after paintings J.O. Lewis, T.R. Peale, and Jerome Thompson; printed by Lehman & Duval and P.S. Duval, lithographihc printers.

Content : Inserted in v. 2 is a facsimile of the t.-p., by Bierstadt.

Statement of Responsibility: J.O. Lewis and others.

Content: Painted by J. O. Lewis at the Treaty of Missinnewa Indiana 1827.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 42298448
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14311922
UUID: 59baaa90-c6cb-012f-7c01-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1799: Creator Born
  • 1836: Issued
  • 1858: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Billy Shane, a Shawnee Chief, who fought for the Americans and was wounded at the Battle of the Thames in Upper Canada." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1836. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-d872-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Billy Shane, a Shawnee Chief, who fought for the Americans and was wounded at the Battle of the Thames in Upper Canada." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-d872-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1836). Billy Shane, a Shawnee Chief, who fought for the Americans and was wounded at the Battle of the Thames in Upper Canada. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-d872-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Billy Shane, a Shawnee Chief, who fought for the Americans and was wounded at the Battle of the Thames in Upper Canada.