Prints from McKenney & Hall's History of the Indian Tribes of North America. Philadelphia: 1837-1844. Folio; image and paper size varies, but most images ca. 15 x 12. Lithographs. Full original hand coloring. Full margins. Very good condition.
A series of striking prints from McKenney & Hall's impressive portfolio of Indian portraits. These prints document an important part of American history, the great leaders of the Indian nations which have disappeared since the mid-nineteenth century.
Christopher W. Lane. "A History of McKenney and Hall's History of the Indian Tribes of North America." From Imprint. Volume 27, Number 2; Autumn 2002. Paper. The complete issue of Imprint, featuring the 15 page illustrated article on the publication history McKenney and Hall's American Indian portrait prints. $15.00
James D. Horan. The McKenney-Hall Portrait Gallery of American Indians. New York, 1972 or 1986 reprint. Cloth. Contains color reproductions of the first edition's plates, biographical sketches of its subjects, and an historical account of its author and publication. $150.00
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