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General Grierson meeting the Kiowas on the Sweetwater, 1871  (Painting/ Drawing/ Print/ Etc.)  "1875-1878"

Zotom (Biter/Zo-tom/Otto Zotom), Kiowa, 1853-1913

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1875-1878

Materials:

Paper, graphite, crayon

Techniques:

Drawn

Dimensions:

26.3 x 19.8 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Kiowa, Native Americans, North America, Plains, Southern Plains

Site Name:

Fort Marion

City:

Saint Augustine

County:

Saint Johns County

State:

Florida

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Commissioned and annotated by Colonel Richard Henry Pratt (1840-1924, US Army), who conducted educational experiments with Native prisoners at Fort Marion before going on to found the Carlisle Indian School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania; sent to General William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891) by Pratt to solicit support for Indian education efforts; inherited by Philemon Tecumseh Sherman (1867-1941) or other family members; subsequently inherited by General Sherman's granddaughter, Eleanor Sherman Fitch (1876-1959) and donated to MAI by Miss Fitch in 1943.

Source ID:

NMAI_220314

Catalog Number:

20/6232

Album Name:

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