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Catlin as he appeared in London, ca. 1845

Catlin as he appeared in London, ca. 1845

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Title: Catlin as he appeared in London

Date: ca. 1845

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : photocopy ; 26 x 21 cm.

Description: Copy print of a woodcut of George Catlin, ca. 1845.

Identification at bottom: "He was about five feet, eight inches tall, sturdy, on of the most graceful specimens of humanity on ever encountered. He was of a fine, healthy bronze, well proportioned, while in every gesture he was graceful." Mayne Reid, 1851.

Identification on verso (handwritten): Portrait of George Catlin; age 49 (1845)

made by W. J. Linton, London England, possibly appearing in Illust. London New, for whom Linton worked.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Research material on George Catlin, [ca. 1863-1987]

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Catlin as he appeared in London, ca. 1845 / W.J. Linton SC., photographer. Research material on George Catlin, [ca. 1863-1987]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 6626