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Publisher: MCKENNEY, T & HALL, J.
Title: Major Ridge. A Cherokee Chief.
Published in: Philadelphia, 1837
   
Size: 11.8 x 9.1 inches.
30.0 x 23.0 cm.
Colouring:

In original colours.
Condition: Light age toning and foxing, old repair to a large tear running across the print (barely noticeable), right margin with stitch holes and 'chips' etc. Else in good condition, good margins, nice colour and impression.
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Head and shoulders portrait of Major Ridge,(1771-1839) wearing a blue jacket, gold or yellow vest, white shirt, and black cravat. A Cherokee Chief, who as a Cherokee leader, was also a lawmaker, and a member of the tribal council.
As a warrior, he fought in the Cherokee-American Wars of 1776-95, who later led his tribe in alliances with General Andrew Jackson, and the US in the Creek and Seminole Wars of circa 1814-19.

Taken from the work entitled "History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs", published for Thomas McKenney & James Hall in Philadelphia between 1837-1844.




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