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TCHA ID Number2-39(17)
Purdue ID NumberGWb2f39i17
TitleToday was presented with a likeness
Description[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)
Description ContinuedDiscusses Me-shin-go-ma-she-a, Chief of the Miamis after Richardville, and the other Indian families (Slocums, Godfroys, La Fontaines, and Richardvilles) who were allowed to remain east of the Mississippi after the emigration. Me-shin-go-ma-she-a and Frances Godfroy were leaders of the Indians who repelled Col. Campbell at the battle of the Mississinawa. Campbell's impressions of that battle and the Indian strength, contrasted with Godfroy's report. (Partly or completely consists of notes from an unspecified book; page number given.) On reverse: notice of distribution of twenty-seven works by G.W. on December 28, 1872, at Corinthian Hall in Lafayette. Titles, sizes, and prices are given (ranging from eight "Little Gems" at $12.00 to "The Home of Mon-o-con-a-que" at $125.00; subscriptions $2.00 each). Most items are landscapes of local scenes, including the Upper Wabash, the Mississinawa, the Wabash near Logansport, and the creek near Today Battle Ground.
SubjectsMiami Indians
Tribal chiefs
Godfroy, Francis, 1788-1840
Mississinewa, Battle of (Ind. : 1812)
RepositoryTippecanoe County Historical Association
RightsImages in the George Winter Collection should not be used without written permission from the Tippecanoe County Historical Association. To obtain reproduction rights and prices, contact the Tippecanoe County Historical Association, http://www.tcha.mus.in.us
Date of Original1873-04-26
Extent of Original3 p. ; 22 cm.
CollectionGeorge Winter Collection
Date Digitized7/19/2006
Capture DeviceEpson Expression 10000XL Photo Scanner
Capture DetailsSilverfast 6.4.1 r8c by Lazersoft
Resolution300 ppi
Color Depth24 bit
Color ManagementMonaco EZcolor using an IT8 target
URI ark:/34231/c69p2zk4