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Black and white steel engraving of “Ec-ah-sa-pa, the Black Rock.” (1841). A first edition of the standing full-length portrait of a Sioux chief in full dress holding a spar. By G. Catlin from Catlin’s Letter and Notes. , 1841

 Item — Box: Photo F-92A, item: 101

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Black-and-white and color engravings of Indians of the Southwest, namely Pueblo, Hopi, and Navajo. Included are scenes of village life, native dwellings, individual Indians, and dances. Though less numerous, depictions of hunting and ceremonies of the Lakota, Blackfeet, Chippewa, and Mandan Indians are also included in the collection.


  • Creation: 1841

Conditions Governing Access

On June 26, 2023, the Western History Collections began a preservation project that has made many of its collections unavailable for a period of time. This collection is among the materials temporarily unavailable. Please contact Western History Collections if you wish to be added to a contact list to be notified when this collection becomes available.

Open for public research.


From the Collection: 214 items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English