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Monchousia (White Plume), Kansa


Title: Monchousia (White Plume), Kansa
Part of: a group of at least 200 portraits of Native Americans by Charles Bird King. Five of these, including this one, exist in the White House collection.
Artist: King, Charles Bird    
Date of Work: c. 1822
Medium/Support: oil on panel
Measurements: 17 1/2 x 13 13/16 in (44.4 x 35.1 cm)
Inscribed: Yes
Inscription Type: illegibly inscribed
Inscription Location: on upper reverse
Inscription Type 2: inscribed
Inscription Location 2: on lower reverse
Inscription Text 2: No 5 / Woni-pa-wa-ra- / Great Chief of the Kanzra's [sic].
Acquisition Information: Gift of Sears, Roebuck & Company
Acquisition Number: 962.394.5
Credit Line: The White House Historical Association (White House Collection)
People: Monchousia   
Categories: White House Art Collection  
Type: portraits   
Orientation: Portrait
Image ID: 205
Date (chronological sort): 1822