"Esh-Tah-Hum-Leah, or the Sleepy Eye: A Sioux Chief

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Hand-colored lithograph of Sioux chief Esh-Tah-Hum-Leah visible from the waist up; he is wearing feathers in hair and has two braids, a scarf around his neck, and blanket over his right shoulder.

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1 art print : hand col. ; 50 x 35 cm.

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Newsam 1836.

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This artwork is part of the collection entitled: Star of the Republic Museum Objects and was provided by Star of the Republic Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 729 times . More information about this work can be viewed below.

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  • Key & Biddle
    Place of Publication: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Hand-colored lithograph of Sioux chief Esh-Tah-Hum-Leah visible from the waist up; he is wearing feathers in hair and has two braids, a scarf around his neck, and blanket over his right shoulder.

Physical Description

1 art print : hand col. ; 50 x 35 cm.

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"Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1836 by Key & Biddle in the Clerk's office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania."

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Star of the Republic Museum Objects

From the Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, these items (dating from 1700s-1800s) include furniture, clothing, buttons, farm implements, china, trade tokens, arrowheads, cooking utensils, and looms.

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  • 1836

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  • Jan. 18, 2008, 5:57 a.m.

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  • Feb. 22, 2012, 10:24 p.m.

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Newsam. "Esh-Tah-Hum-Leah, or the Sleepy Eye: A Sioux Chief, artwork, 1836; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth31829/: accessed November 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Star of the Republic Museum.