1842 Lithograph of Native American Chief Wearing His Silver Oval George Washington Indian Peace Medal
1842-Dated, Hand-Colored Lithograph Print, "MON-CHONSIA. A KANSAS CHIEF.", depicted Wearing His Oval "George Washington" Portrait Silver Indian Peace Medal, Published by Daniel Rice & James G. Clark, Philadelphia, Very Fine.
This large size full Hand-Colored Lithograph Print, measures 12.5" x 17.75" (by sight), matted and framed to fully 21.5" x 27.25", not examined out of its worn simple wooden frame. This impressive Lithograph shows the bust portrait of "MON-CHONSIA. A KANSAS CHIEF" wearing a turban style headdress, long ornate dangling earrings, and most importantly, a depiction of an Oval Silver George Washington Presidential Indian Peace Medal. Text below image reads, "MON-CHONSIA. A KANSAS CHIEF. Published by Daniel Rice & James G. Clark, Philadelphia. / Drawn, Printed & colored at the Lithographic & Print Colouring Establishmen, (sic, note spelling), 94 Walnut St. Phila / Entered according to act of Congress in the Year 1842 by James G. Clark in the Clerks office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pa." Some minor overall light tone, spotting on the replaceable mat at its lower portion, not affecting the image and overall appeal of this wonderful historic Lithograph. A wonderful distict image of this Silver Oval George Washington Portrait Medal design.