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The headless Indian
Wilson, J. H. (active ca. 1865), artist Leitch, R. P. (active ca. 1865), artist Linton, W. J., engraver
Date Created and/or Issued
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Bancroft Library
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UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Honeyman (Robert B., Jr.) - Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material
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Milton, Cheadle, and Assiniboine Indian boy come across headless body seated, cross-legged, in forest. The Indian apparently died of starvation after eating his horse, although the circumstances of the missing head were not understood.
Title from caption in book. Printed (LL, within image): R.P. Leitch & T.H. Wilson; (LR, within image): W.J. Linton, sc. From publication: The North-West passage by land (London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1865), pg. 2296.
Print on paper mounted on board: engraving 10.5 x 17.5 cm., on mount 18.8 x 27.5 cm.
BANC PIC 1963.002:0502:11--A
Expeditions & surveys
Frontier & pioneer life
Indians of North America

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