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McKenney, Thomas Loraine (1785-1859) and James Hall (1793-1868) Ki-On-Twoc-Ky, or Cornplant

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2730B
Lot:
370
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Books & Manuscripts - 2730B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 31, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

McKenney, Thomas Loraine (1785-1859) and James Hall (1793-1868) Ki-On-Twoc-Ky, or Cornplant. [from] The History of the Indian Tribes of North America. Philadelphia: E.C. Biddle, 1836.
Hand-colored lithograph, by Lehman and Duval, after King, folio format, matted and framed, no tears, good color, signs of handling, including some surface crinkling, the blank background somewhat toned, not examined out of frame, 14 x 19 in. visible through mat opening.
The proper translation of Ki-On-Twoc-Ky's name is Cornplanter. He was born to a Seneca mother and a European fur trader and was the leader of the Seneca nation of New York State.
Estimate $500-700


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James Hall, Thomas Loraine, Philadelphia, Lehman, fur trader, leader

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