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Joseph Too-we-tak-hes Chief of the Nez Perce Indians

Pencil sketch on paper. Portrait of a Native American man, head and shoulders view. His hair is worn long and loose with a braid on each side of his face and bangs that are folded back and held by a thin cord around his head. He is wearing a collared shirt and appears to have a blanket wrapped around his arms. By Gustav Sohon.


Creation Date: May 29, 1855

Catalog ID: 1918.114.9.58

Object Types: sketch

Dimensions: Height 9 in . Width 7.125 in . Mat height 19.875 in . Mat width 15.875 in

Related Subjects: art, Nez Perce, Old Joseph, Too-we-tak-hes, Treaty of 1855, portrait