Execution of the Thirty Eight Sioux Indians

Execution of the Thirty Eight Sioux Indians

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Description (Brief)
Colored print depicting the execution of thirty-eight Sioux Indians at Mankato, Minnesota, December 26, 1862. A large gallows in the center is surrounded by soldiers with spectators standing on the outskirts.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lithograph
Object Type
Lithograph
date made
1865
publisher
Wise & Clarke
maker
Knirsch, Otto
Culver, Page, & Hoyne
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 12 1/4 in x 18 in; 31.115 cm x 45.72 cm
overall: 15 in x 20 in; 38.1 cm x 50.8 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2564
catalog number
60.2564
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Chronology: 1860-1869
Uniforms, Military
State Government
Indians
Native Americans
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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