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Identification and Creation

Object Number
Henry Inman, American (Utica, NY 1801 - 1846 New York, NY)
[Artowayon] (Paddy Carr), Creek Interpreter, (c. 1807 - )
Work Type
c. 1832-1834
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Physical Descriptions

Oil on canvas
77.5 x 63.5 cm (30 1/2 x 25 in.)


Recorded Ownership History
Mark Hollingsworth and Edmund I. Tileston (Hollingsworth and Tileston Paper Company); to Edmund P. Tileston and Amor Hollingsworth; gift of their heirs to the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, 1882, transfer; to Harvard Art Museums, 2023

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, gift of the heirs of E. P. Tileston and Amor Hollingsworth, 1882
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European and American Art

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Publication History

  • Thomas Loraine McKenney and James Hall, Catalogue of One Hundred and Seventeen Indian Portraits: representing eighteen different tribes, accompanied by a few brief remarks on the character &c. of most of them (Philadelphia, 1836), p. 7
  • Thomas Loraine McKenney and James Hall, History of the Indian Tribes of North America : with biographical sketches and anecdotes of the principal chiefs, Vol. II, F. W. Greenough (Philadelphia, 1838), p. 23, ill. of lithograph
  • William Garrott Brown, A List of Portraits in the Various Buildings of Harvard University, Harvard University Library (Cambridge, MA, 1898), p. 11
  • James David Horan, The McKenney-Hall portrait gallery of American Indians, Crown Publishers Inc. (New York, 1972), p. 136-137, ill. of lithograph
  • A Festival of Western American Art at Hirschl and Adler, October 12-November 17, 1984, auct. cat., Hirschl & Adler Galleries (New York, 1984), p. 15, no. 2-6
  • Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr. and Melissa Renn, American Paintings at Harvard, Volume One: Paintings, Watercolors, and Pastels by Artists Born before 1826, Yale University Press (U.S.) and Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge and New Haven, 2014), pp. 287-289, cat. no. 234, repr. p. 287

Exhibition History

  • One Hundred and Seventeen Indian Portraits, Masonic Hall, Philadelphia, 04/01/1836 - 05/31/1836; [Unknown Venue, New York], 07/01/1836 - 07/31/1836; [Unknown venue, Boston], 08/01/1836 - 08/31/1836; Cosmorama Rooms, London, London, 07/01/1845 - 08/31/1845
  • A Festival of Western American art, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, 10/12/1984 - 11/17/1984

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