Chief Black Hawk (1768-1838)
Painted and overpainted plaster
Overall: 12 1/4 x 7 x 8 1/2 in. ( 31.1 x 17.8 x 21.6 cm )
Purchase, General Fund
inscriptions: paper tape: "BLACK HAWK-INDIAN CHIEF OF THE "SAC + FOX" TRIBE BORN -1768-died October -3-1838 IMMENSE PERCEPTIVE. LARGE LOCALITY AND EVENTUALITY"
small label: on inside: "Black Hawk head 16-83"
The Fowler Mask Collection
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