This collection of hand colored lithographs by Thomas L. McKenney and James L. Hall is well known throughout America
for its beautiful portraits of Indians. McKenney and Hall based these portraits on Charles Bird King`s paintings. Most of the
original painting were destroyed by fire at the Smithsonian, so only McKenney and Hall`s portraits remain to show what
these early Indians truly looked like.
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NAW KAW hand colored
litho, 3rd edition 1855.
Published by J.T.Bowen
in Philadelphia. Comes
with original text. Size 12
1/8 by 16 1/4 inches -
$360.50
Wa-Em-Boesh-Kaa.                  a
Chippeway Chief.    1858 Third edition
hand colored lithograph in good
condition, minor blemishes. Comes with
original text. The 16 by 12 1/2 inch mat
has five lines, a watercolor panel, and a
painted bevel.        $725.00
AHYOUWAIGHS    Chief of
the Six Nations - Hand
colored lithograph 3rd
edition. Published by J.T.
Bowen in Philadelphia
1855. Comes with original
text. 12 1/4 BY 16 3/8
inches. $295.00
MOA-NA-HON-GA an
Ioway Chief - Hand
colored lithograph 3rd
edition. Published by
J.T.Bowen in
Philadelphia 1855.
Comes with original text.
12 1/8 by 15 3/4 inches.
$389.00
PEAH-MUS-KA        a
Musquakee  Chief   Hand
colored lithograph 3rd edition.
Published by J.T.Bowen in
Philadelphia 1855. Comes with
original text. 12 1/4 by 15
inches. $192.00
Caa -Tou -See                          An
Ojibway.                   1848      1st
octavo edition hand colored
lithograph in good condition. The 12
by 16 1/4 inch mat has five lines, a
watercolored panel, and a painted
bevel.                              $295.00
Wa-Kawn A Winnebago Chief  
1st Edition folio 1836-42   full borders,
hand colored in good condition. Mat
has five lines, a watercolor panel, and
a painted bevel. The frame is carved
scoop 1 3/4 " and measures 20 1/4 by
24 1/2 inches.               $1000.00
Shin-Ga-Ba-W`Ossin, A
Chippeway Chief
      1st edition  folio
hand colored lithograph. Published by
F.W. Greenough 1836. Lithograph by
J.T. Bowen has some remnants of
former adhesive. The 17 1/4 by 21 inch
mat has five lines, a watercolor panel,
and a painted
bevel.                                                                
 $450.00
Ka-Na-Pi-Ma, An Ottawa
Chief. (FOLIO)
1st edition
hand colored lithograph, full
borders. Published by Rice &
Clark 1842. Lithograph  by J.T.
Bowen has some foxing but in
decent condition. The mat 17 1/4
by 20 1/4 inch has five lines, a
watercolor panel, and  a painted
bevel.                        $275.00
Sha-Ha-Ka, A Mandan Chief  1st edition folio
hand colored lithograph,  full borders. Published by
E.C. Biddle 1837. Printed by J.T. Bowen, has some
minor foxing. The 17 1/4 by 20 3/4 inch mat has five
lines, a watercolor panel, and a painted
bevel.                                                                                      
 $425.00
Not-Chi-Mi-Ne, An Ioway
Chief.
1st edition octavo
lithograph 1848. Printed by J.T.
Bowen,  has some smudges but
overall good. The 12 1/4 by 15
inch mat has five lines, a
watercolor panel, and a painted
bevel.                                 $425.00
Wa-Na-Ta, Grand Chief of
the Souix, 1858,
 Published
by Rice & Hart. The print is in
good condition. The mat has
five lines, and a watercolor
wash.  They measure 11 1/2
by 15 3/4 inches.   $350.00
To-Ka-Con, A Souix Chief,
1858                  
 Published
by Rice & Hart. The print is in
good condition. The mat has
five lines, and a  watercolor
wash. 11 7/8 by 15 7/8
inches.                                        
$325.00
 
McKenney &
Hall
   PEE CHI KIR                         A  
beautiful hand colored lithograph from
McKenney and Hall`s  third octavo
edition of "The history of the Indian
Tribes of North America," published by
J.T. Bowen in Philadephia in 1855.
Comes with a painted acid free
French Mat  with five lines , a
watercolor wash, and a painted bevel,
The frame is the African hard wood
Padauk. Glazed with plexiglass.  
$525.00
"PES KE LE CHA
CO"            A Pawnee
Chief         
Lithograph with
original hand coloring is in
good condition with minor
blemishes. First edition octavo
published by J.T. Bowen 1848,
Philadelphia.  French mat
measures 12 x 15 1/8 inches   
$375.00
Esh-Tah-Um-Leah. A Sioux Chief. Published
Philadelphia, 1850 by D. Rice & A.N. Hart.
Lithography by J.T. Bowen. First edition. The
print has some stains and foxing so I used a
dark acid free French Mat to negate these
affects. 11 3/4 by 15 1/2 inches        $225.00
Kee-Shes-Wa. A Fox Chief.  Published
Philadelphia, 1855 by D. Rice & A.N. Hart.
Lithography by J.T. Bowen. Original hand
colored lithograph (with completely original
coloring). 6 5/8" X 10 1/4". In overall very good
to excellent condition. Strong, supple paper;
remnant of previous binding at edge of sheet.
The print comes with an acid free five line
French Mat. 11 3/4 by 15 1/2 inchs          
$400.00
No-Way-Ke-Sug-Ga, Otoe,
1855. McKenney & Hall
octavo, hand colored lithogrph
printed by JT Bowen.
Published by Rice & Hart. The
print is in good condition and
comes with an acid free hand
painted French Mat 11 1/4 by
16 inches.  $465.00
Oche-Finceco. Thomas L.
McKenney and James Hall:
History Of The Indian Tribes Of
North America. Published
Philadelphia, 1855 by D. Rice &
A.N. Hart. Lithography by J.T.
Bowen. First edition. This hand
colored print is in very good
condition and comes with an
acid free French Mat 18 1/4 by
14 1/4 inches  $225.00
War Dance of The Sauks and
Foxes,(FOLIO)  McKenney &
Hall, 1838. This hand colored
lithograph was drawn and
printed by JT Bowen and
published by FW Greenough
of Philadelphia. The print
itself measures 21 1/4 by 15
3/8 inches. It comes with an
acid free French Mat and
mesures 23 by 18 1/2 inches.
              $ 850.00
Wat-Che-Mon-Ne, No 90  Thomas L.
McKenney and James Hall: History Of
The Indian Tribes Of North America.
Original hand colored lithograph with
completely original coloring. In overall
very good condition. Strong, supple
paper; remnant of previous binding at
edge of sheet. Published by Rice &
Rutter. Comes with original text. The
print comes with a six line French Mat.
12 by 15 1/4
inches                                                    
 $180.00