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Ong-pa-ton-ga

Attribution
Albert Newsam, 20 May 1809 - 20 Nov 1864
Copy after
Charles Bird King, 26 Sep 1785 - 18 Mar 1862
Lithographer
Lehman & Duval Lithography Company, active 1835 - 1837
Publisher
Edward C. Biddle, active early 19th Century
Publication
Thomas L. McKenney and James Hall's History of the Indian Tribes of North America, 3 vols., Philadelphia, 1837 - 1844
Sitter
Om-pah-tón-ga, c. 1767 - 1846
Date
1836
Type
Print
Medium
Hand-colored lithograph on paper
Dimensions
Image: 31.5cm x 23.8cm (12 3/8" x 9 3/8")
Sheet: 50cm x 36.7cm (19 11/16" x 14 7/16")
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number
NPG.94.104
Culture
Om-pah-tón-ga: Native American\American Indian\Great Plains\Omaha
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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Place
United States\Pennsylvania\Philadelphia\Philadelphia