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Spokan Garry Head Chief of the Spokan Tribe

Pencil sketch on paper. Portrait of a Native American man, head and shoulders view. His hair is worn long and loose. He is wearing a tam cap which appears to have a fur band around it and a button at the top. He appears to be wearing a collared shirt a possibly has a blanket over his proper right shoulder. By Gustav Sohon.


Creation Date: May 27, 1855

Catalog ID: 1918.114.9.61

Object Types: sketch

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

Related Subjects: art, Spokane, Spokan Garry, Tam-o-shanter, Treaty of 1855, portrait, exhibition, Icons of Washington History