1855, "Meach-o-shin-gaw," George Catlin

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Meach-o-shin-gaw, The Little White Bear, a Konza Warrior. From the Natural History of Man, James Cowles Prichard. Publisher: Hippolyte Bailliere, London and New York, 4th Edition, 1855. This beautiful hand colored print by George Catlin is a steel plate engraving published by Prichard for the purpose of making "inquiries into the modifying influence of physical and moral agencies on the different tribes of the human family." (Page size: 5 3/4" x 9 ½"). Plate is dated on its face. Excellent condition.

 
 
   

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