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Mo-hon-go

Artist
John William Gear, 1806 - 1866
Copy after
Charles Bird King, 26 Sep 1785 - 18 Mar 1862
Printer
Charles Joseph Hullmandel, 1789 - 1850
Publisher
Frederick W. Greenough, active c. 1838
Sitter
Mohongo, c.1809 - c.1836
Unidentified Native American Child
Date
1838
Type
Bound Object
Medium
Hand-colored lithograph on paper
Dimensions
Sheet: 50.2 × 35cm (19 3/4 × 13 3/4")
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Betty A. and Lloyd G. Schermer
Object number
NPG.99.167.4
Culture
Mohongo: Native American\American Indian\Great Plains\Osage
Unidentified Native American Child: Native American
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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