image of antique map
Mobile version mobile version

Log-in to see for how much this sold.

Forgot your password or username?

The auction result or estimated value is freely available to our registered users!
Not registered yet !
Register your free account today.
No credit card needed.

Similar items for Sale

Missed this item? Never miss another item again!

H!BCoR*** help

 Add to my gallery  
Like this item?
Thinking about buying later on?
Or just create a virtual collection !
With Wishlist you can collect all
Your Favorite maps in one place
by simply pressing a button!
[ Read More ]
 Similar items for Sale
 Similar items in AbeMaps Source

Click here to ADD this item to "My Virtual map collection [ More +]

  Find us on Facebook

McKenney, Thomas Loraine and James Hall. - Chono Ca Pe an Ottoe chief.

McKenney, Thomas Loraine and James Hall. - Chono Ca Pe an Ottoe chief.
Chono Ca Pe an Ottoe chief. - McKenney, Thomas Loraine and James Hall.
Click image to zoom old map image

Title : Chono Ca Pe an Ottoe chief..
Map maker : McKenney, Thomas Loraine and James Hall..
Date : Philadelphia, circa 1836-1842.
Size : 20.9 x 14.2 inches. / 53.0 x 36.0 cm.
Colouring : In original colours.

Description :A beautifully defined lithograph of Ottoe Indian Chief Chono Ca Pe from McKenney & Hall?s History of the Indian Tribes, perhaps the most important work ever published on North American Indians.
Published by F.W.Greenough, Philadelphia and printed on the original full folio sheet and depicting a feathered headress adorned, gentle portrait of the chief with a peace medal fastened around his neck.
Thomas Lorraine McKenney was Superintendent of Indian Affairs under presidents Madison, Monroe, John Quincy Adams, and Jackson. As a result of his keen interest in the customs and beliefs of the Indian tribes under his jurisdiction, he commissioned Charles Bird King and several other artists to paint the portraits of Indians whom he had met or had heard about. With the help of James Hall, a frontier lawyer, judge, newspaper editor, and author, McKenney assembled the portraits into a coherent representation of Indian life, lore, and costume.
Published as a three-volume portfolio between 1836 and 1842, the hand-coloured lithographs after the paintings are among the only portraits remaining of this early generation of Indian warriors, statesmen, medicine men, and commoners.
The original paintings, which were on display in the Smithsonian Institution, were destroyed by fine in 1865.

Condition : Folio edition. Lithograph with exquisite bright original hand colour. Very light transference of text from preceding page. Overall, excellent.

ID: 22330

The item is no longer available for sale.
Click here to see for how much the item sold or the estimated value.

Missed this item? Never miss another item again!

See a list of similar items you might be interested in :

Amerique du Nord.
Paris, 1864
The auction is closed.
Item is sold for
$ 26
Approx. Euro 24  

A set of 15 humorous prints. 1846, 1856, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865, 1866. All with American, Civil War, Oregon Treaty and Abraham Lincoln interest
London, 1846 - 1866
The auction is closed.
Item is sold for
$ 65
Approx. Euro 60  

Carte du Mexique et de la Floride des Terres Angloises et des Isles Antilles. . .
Amsterdam, c. 1722

I would like to be notified if a similar item comes up for auction.
I'm interested in this map: but it has been sold or you want to be notified when a similar map comes up for auction. Please Add this map to my WishList and we will notify you when another example or similar map comes available

Never miss another item and Register now.
It's free; and you Save time ordering, Track your package; are able to bid in our auctions, you get free access to AbeMaps Archive with more than 20.000 auction results, and more.

You may also look at our stock list of similar items, which are available for immediate sale.

Virtual map collection  
Found a nice map? But this map has been sold or thinking about buying later on?
With Wishlist you can collect all Your Favorite maps in one place by simply pressing a button!
Click here to ADD this item to "My Wish List"
Note : This does not replace the BidPage during Auction.

AbeMaps Archive
Browse our Archive index of 20,000+ antique maps, prints, Medieval manuscripts. The auction results are available for registered users.
Register now if you haven't done before. It is free of charge !

I have a similar map and would like to sell it.
Paulus Swaen Old Maps, Inc, is buying and selling for the last 36 years fine and rare maps. We are buying for stock or are taking quality consignments for our quarterly internet auctions since 18 years and we are the olderst internet based map auction.
Please email or send us a picture of your map and your asking price.
We need to receive an image first and can not make offers from verbal descriptions received by phone.