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    Photograph of a Benson John Lossing engraving of Tecumseh, based partially on a sketch by Pierre Le Dru 1812, of Tecumtha or Tecumseh with Peace Medal, undated
     
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    Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891 engraver
    Title: 
    Photograph of a Benson John Lossing engraving of Tecumseh, based partially on a sketch by Pierre Le Dru 1812, of Tecumtha or Tecumseh with Peace Medal, undated
    Contained in: 
    Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
    Phy. Description: 
    1 004 in x 005 in mounted on 008 in x 010 in photograph
    Black and white gelatin glass negative
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    Summary: 
    Composite image of Tecumseh or Tecumtha (The One Who Passes Across Intervening Space From One Point To Another) wearing a peace medal, taken from Benson John Lossing's Pictorial Fieldbook of the War of 1812. According to a note by Lossing, he made the "portrait" of Tecumseh from a Pierre le Dru's pencil sketch of his head and cap and a rough drawing showing him in full military dress, made at Malden shortly after the surrender of Detroit.
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    BAE GN 00770 06182300, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
    Publication: 
    Original engraving published in Benson John Lossing, The Pictorial Fieldbook of the War of 1812, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1868, p. 283.
    Local Notes: 
    Original Made 1812
    Culture: 
    Shawnee Indians
    Indians of North America -- Northeast
    Form / Genre: 
    Photographs
    Repository Loc: 
    National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland
    Local Number: 
    NAA INV 06182300
    OPPS NEG 00770
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    National Anthropological ArchivesNAA INV 6182300Add Copy to MyList
    National Anthropological ArchivesOPPS NEG 770Add Copy to MyList

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