- Moses Keokuk
Painting; portrait of Wunagisa, also known as Moses Keokuk, Jr; was principal Chief of the Sacs & Fox Nation; wearing headdress with feathers, ear-rings, necklaces, one made of bear claws, shirt and a decorated blanket wrap; holding a Pipe-tomahawk and fan made of feathers.
Oil on canvas
- Painted in: Washington
- (Americas,North America,United States of America,Washington (state))
- Height: 86.5 centimetres (unframed)
- Width: 68.5 centimetres (unframed)
- Width: 74.8 centimetres (framed)
- Height: 92 centimetres (framed)
There are sixteen paintings in this series transferred to the British Museum by the William Blackmore Museum, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK. 1931. A photograph of Moses Keokuk is in the Pictorial Collection, reference Am-A21-5
in need of conservation
- Associated with: North America
- (Americas,North America)
Transferred from Blackmore Museum, Salisbury, Wiltshire.1931
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
Painting; portrait of Wunagisa, also known as Moses Keokuk; was principal chief of the Sacs & Fox Nation; sitting. Wearing head-gear with feathers, ear-rings, necklaces, one made of bear claws, shirt and a decorated blanket wrap; holding a tomahawk pipe and fan made of feathers. Oil on canvas
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Object reference number: ENA90580
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