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    Arrival of the Nez Perce at Walla Walla Treaty May the 24 1855
    Creation Date: May 24, 1855
    Catalog ID: 1918.114.9.36
    Watercolor painting on heavy paper. The image is a horizontal oval shape. In the center of a large group of people is a group of Euro-Americans with a U.S. flag on a tall pole. Most are standing, two at the rear of the group are on horseback. A figure at the front of the group appears to be Isaac Stevens. Facing them is a group of Native Americans each standing next to a horse. Most are wearing the flat caps seen in Sohon's portraits of chiefs. Chief Lawyer is identified by his tall hat with upright ostrich plumes.There is a long line of Native Americans on horseback, riding in a looping pattern from the rear left to the rear right and into the foreground. There are small patches of grass in the foreground with bushes and trees in the distance. By Gustav Sohon.
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    Chiefs at Dinner, Walla Walla Council 1855
    Creation Date: 1855
    Catalog ID: 1918.114.9.38
    Watercolor painting on heavy paper. The image is of a banquet served under an arbor that is covered with leafy branches. Two rows of Native American men are seated on the ground with plates and bowls of food on the ground between them. At each end are two Euro-Americans serving food onto plates. (they have been identified as Isaac Stevens and Joel Palmer) To the left is a cooking area with a spit several pots of food. A military man carrying a pot in each hand is walking toward the arbor. In the background is a clearing with a U.S. flag on a pole and several military tents, other arbors, a tipi, and a log cabin around the clearing. By Gustav Sohon. By Gustav Sohon.
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    The Scalp Dance
    Creation Date: 1855
    Catalog ID: 1918.114.9.40
    Watercolor painting on heavy paper. Image is a horizontal oval shape. The image represents a scalp dance. A female dancer has a scalp on a tall pole. Two groups of dancers (3 in one group, 5 in the other) are facing away from the central dancer. The dance circle is surrounded by several rows of standing native people with a row of people on horseback around them. On the outer edge, in the foreground of the panting, are five men in Euro-American dress standing on two benches. Behind the dance circle is a U.S. flag on a tall pole, a long cabin, a tipi, and a military tent. In the background is a row of trees. By Gustav Sohon.
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    May 1855. Walla Walla Council. Governor Stevens with Indians
    Creation Date: May 1855
    Catalog ID: 1918.114.9.39
    Watercolor painting on clay coated paper that is mounted on heavy paper. The image is a horizontal oval shape. A scene at the Walla Walla Treaty Council. Isaac Stevens is standing under a canvas shelter at the center with other Euro-Americans around him. Several Indians are standing under the shelter and some of them appear to be signing the treaty. Many other Indians are seated on the ground around the shelter. By Gustav Sohon.