Mon-Chonsia or White Plume, a Native American chief from present-day Kansas, hand-coloured lithograph, 1836, by Cephas G Childs, 1793-1871, American artist, after an original painting by Charles Bird King, 1785-1862, American artist, as copied by Henry Inma, from the collection of Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, USA. Mon-Chonsia formed part of a delegation to Washington DC in 1821-22 asking for peace on the Western borders. White Plume wears earrings of wampum and hair pipes, trade objects made from shell. The lithograph was published in History of the Indian Tribes of North America, published 1844. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Mon-Chonsia or White Plume, a Native American chief from present-day Kansas, hand-coloured lithograph, 1836, by Cephas G Childs, 1793-1871, American artist, after an original painting by Charles Bird King, 1785-1862, American artist, as copied by Henry Inma, from the collection of Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, USA. Mon-Chonsia formed part of a delegation to Washington DC in 1821-22 asking for peace on the Western borders. White Plume wears earrings of wampum and hair pipes, trade...
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