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Pen-now-we-ta, a Miami Chief.

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Pen-now-we-ta, a Miami Chief.
Lewis, James Otto, 1799-1858 (Artist)
Lehman & Duval Lithrs. (Lithographer)

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

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1836
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: J.O. Lewis
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KW+++ (Lewis, J. O. Aboriginal port folio. 1836 (1st ed.))
Indians of North America
Indians -- Kings and rulers
Miami Indians
Statement of responsibility: 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: Painted at Fort Wayne by J.O. Lewis, 1827.
Physical Description
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14311922
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5a9a8900-c6cb-012f-881f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1799: Creator Born
  • 1836: Issued
  • 1858: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Pen-now-we-ta, a Miami Chief." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1836.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Pen-now-we-ta, a Miami Chief." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2021.

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1836). Pen-now-we-ta, a Miami Chief. Retrieved from

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Pen-now-we-ta, a Miami Chief.