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    • Francis Godfroy, war-chief

    • 1860-1876
    • Watercolor by George Winter. Francis Godfroy War-chief (written in diluted ink, block capitals, lower center; lower edge is 6.0 cm. below lower edge of composition). Inscribed, lower right: "No. 4. George Winter"; upper right: "#30c" (in red ink);...
    • Francis Godfroy, war-chief

    • 1860-1876
    • Watercolor by George Winter. Francis Godfroy. War-chief (written in diluted ink, block capitals, lower center; lower edge is 8.6 cm. below lower edge of composition). Inscribed, lower right: "No. 3. George Winter"; upper right: "#28b" (in red ink)....
    • Tomb of an Indian chief

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    • "The tomb of an Indian chief unrevised" [title from verso of last page] AMs, 3 p. (2 sheets) The decaying tomb of the chief evokes grave thoughts of mortality. The location in the forest, with a white flag overhead, is serene and peaceful. ...
    • Sun-go-waw

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    • "Sun-go-waw." AMs, handwritten, 4 p. Sun-go-waw, although not mentioned in the treaties made between Pepper and the Potawatamis, was nonetheless an important man, and was one of the leaders made prisoner at the Catholic Mission at Twin Lakes...
    • Burial of war chief Tob-bass

    • 1871
    • "The Burial of War Chief Tob-bass, 1830 Obtained from Humphrey Cass. Upper Prophet's Town." (title from verso of first page) AMs, 4 p. (2 sheets, one folded; written on back of preprinted insurance forms)
    • Today was presented with a likeness

    • 1873-04-26
    • [untitled notes, dated April 26, 1873, begins "Today was presented with a likeness..."] AMs, 3 p. (on back of printed circular for distribution of George Winter's painting December 28, 1872)
    • Me-Shine-go-me-she-a, last chief of the Miamis

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    • Tintype in paper frame, titled "La Fontain Last Chief of the Miamis Me-shine-go-me-she-a" (written in pencil, probably in C.G. Ball's handwriting); 1 item; Additional notes give death date and indicate that picture was "found in Mr. Winters...
    • Wewissa

    • 1838
    • Watercolor by George Winter. Wewissa (written in pencil, lower center). Inscribed, upper right: "#48" (in red ink). Pencil lines on front and verso indicate outlines for compositional areas and match up with similar outlines on K-15, which is...
    • Kaw-Kawk-Kay

    • 1837
    • Watercolor by George Winter. Kaw-Kawk-Kay (written in ink, lower right). Inscribed, lower right: "Known in Treaty of Augst. 5 1836"; upper right: "#50" (in red ink). See G-357 for sketch. Circa 1837.
    • Pot-ta-wat ta-mie chief

    • 1860-1876
    • Watercolor by George Winter. Pot-ta-wat ta-mie Chief (written in faded reddish-purple watercolor, block capitals, upper center; upper edge is 3.0 cm. above upper edge of composition). I-o-wah (written in red watercolor, block capitals, lower...

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