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Image: Portrait of Kee-món-saw, Little Chief, 1830

This portrait of Kee-món-saw (“Little Chief”) was done by George Catlin in 1830, oil, 29 × 24 inches.

It is courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, gifted to them by Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.

A version of this also appears in [Catlin 1876], plate 191 on page 113.

See The Development of Flutes in North America for more context about this image.

Portrait of Kee-món-saw, Little Chief, 1830



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