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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 ....

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Names
Catlin, George (1796-1872) (Artist)
Collection

Souvenir of the N. American Indians, as they were in the nineteenth century. ...

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1850
Place Term: London
Publisher: The Author
Date Issued: 1850
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KW+++ (Catlin, G. Souvenir of the N. American Indians)
Topics
Indians of North America
Assiniboine Indians
Indians -- Kings and rulers
Notes
Content : A unique collection of pencil drawings signed by the author, representing the manners and customs of the North American Indians; each leaf drawings has accompanying leaf of text in ms.

Content : 1451 (v. 1) 1452 (v. 2) 1453 (v. 3)

Ownership : Lenox

Content : T.-p. map, prefatory note and glossary in ms., signed: Geo. Catlin.

Statement of Responsibility: Geo. Catlin.
Physical Description
Form: Pencil works ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 42298331
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14311842
UUID: 6ca1f030-c647-012f-b6f4-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1796: Creator Born
  • 1850: Issued
  • 1850: Created
  • 1872: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "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 ...." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1850. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-db34-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "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 ...." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-db34-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1850). 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 .... Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-db34-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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 ....