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Konza. 1. Sho-me-cos-see (the Wolf) Head Chief of the tribe, in a beautiful costume: wearing a Buffalo Robe, with paintings on it illustrating the battles which he has fought, and smoking a long and beautiful pipe; 2-4. Wa-hon-ga-shee (Not a Fool), Chesh-oo-hong-ha ( the Man of Good Sense), Meach-o-shin-gaw ( the Little White Bear), three distinguished warriors of the tribe, in war dress and war paint; all with their heads shaved, and ornamented with beautiful red crests, made of the hair of the deer's tail dyed red, and horse hair. The uniform made of the men of that tribe; 5. Wife and child of the Chief.

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Konza. 1. Sho-me-cos-see (the Wolf) Head Chief of the tribe, in a beautiful costume: wearing a Buffalo Robe, with paintings on it illustrating the battles which he has fought, and smoking a long and beautiful pipe; 2-4. Wa-hon-ga-shee (Not a Fool), Chesh-oo-hong-ha ( the Man of Good Sense), Meach-o-shin-gaw ( the Little White Bear), three distinguished warriors of the tribe, in war dress and war paint; all with their heads shaved, and ornamented with beautiful red crests, made of the hair of the deer's tail dyed red, and horse hair. The uniform made of the men of that tribe; 5. Wife and child of the Chief.

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Konza. 1. Sho-me-cos-see (the Wolf) Head Chief of the tribe, in a beautiful costume: wearing a Buffalo Robe, with paintings on it illustrating the battles which he has fought, and smoking a long and beautiful pipe; 2-4. Wa-hon-ga-shee (Not a Fool), Chesh-oo-hong-ha ( the Man of Good Sense), Meach-o-shin-gaw ( the Little White Bear), three distinguished warriors of the tribe, in war dress and war paint; all with their heads shaved, and ornamented with beautiful red crests, made of the hair of the deer's tail dyed red, and horse hair. The uniform made of the men of that tribe; 5. Wife and child of the Chief.
Names
Catlin, George, 1796-1872 (Creator)
Collection

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

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1850
Place: 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
Kansa Indians
Indians of North America -- Kansas
Genres
Illustrations
Drawings
Physical Description
Pencil works
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14311842
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 52384010-c647-012f-a2be-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1796: Creator Born
  • 1850: Issued
  • 1850: Created
  • 1872: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Konza. 1. Sho-me-cos-see (the Wolf) Head Chief of the tribe, in a beautiful costume: wearing a Buffalo Robe, with paintings on it illustrating the battles which he has fought, and smoking a long and beautiful pipe; 2-4. Wa-hon-ga-shee (Not a Fool), Chesh-oo-hong-ha ( the Man of Good Sense), Meach-o-shin-gaw ( the Little White Bear), three distinguished warriors of the tribe, in war dress and war paint; all with their heads shaved, and ornamented with beautiful red crests, made of the hair of the deer's tail dyed red, and horse hair. The uniform made of the men of that tribe; 5. Wife and child of the Chief." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1850. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-da21-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Konza. 1. Sho-me-cos-see (the Wolf) Head Chief of the tribe, in a beautiful costume: wearing a Buffalo Robe, with paintings on it illustrating the battles which he has fought, and smoking a long and beautiful pipe; 2-4. Wa-hon-ga-shee (Not a Fool), Chesh-oo-hong-ha ( the Man of Good Sense), Meach-o-shin-gaw ( the Little White Bear), three distinguished warriors of the tribe, in war dress and war paint; all with their heads shaved, and ornamented with beautiful red crests, made of the hair of the deer's tail dyed red, and horse hair. The uniform made of the men of that tribe; 5. Wife and child of the Chief." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 15, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-da21-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1850). Konza. 1. Sho-me-cos-see (the Wolf) Head Chief of the tribe, in a beautiful costume: wearing a Buffalo Robe, with paintings on it illustrating the battles which he has fought, and smoking a long and beautiful pipe; 2-4. Wa-hon-ga-shee (Not a Fool), Chesh-oo-hong-ha ( the Man of Good Sense), Meach-o-shin-gaw ( the Little White Bear), three distinguished warriors of the tribe, in war dress and war paint; all with their heads shaved, and ornamented with beautiful red crests, made of the hair of the deer's tail dyed red, and horse hair. The uniform made of the men of that tribe; 5. Wife and child of the Chief. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-da21-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Konza. 1. Sho-me-cos-see (the Wolf) Head Chief of the tribe, in a beautiful costume: wearing a Buffalo Robe, with paintings on it illustrating the battles which he has fought, and smoking a long and beautiful pipe; 2-4. Wa-hon-ga-shee (Not a Fool), Chesh-oo-hong-ha ( the Man of Good Sense), Meach-o-shin-gaw ( the Little White Bear), three distinguished warriors of the tribe, in war dress and war paint; all with their heads shaved, and ornamented with beautiful red crests, made of the hair of the deer's tail dyed red, and horse hair. The uniform made of the men of that tribe; 5. Wife and child of the Chief.