Image ID
ICHi-056110
Headline
Portrait of William Wells
Artwork/Object Depicted
watercolors (visual works)
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-56110
Inventory Number
X.269; CH01403
Storage Location
P&S
Max Pixels - Height
1964
Max Pixels - Width
1667
KEYWORDS
Apekonit
captains (military officers)
CDM
CH_01403
color
Fort Dearborn (Ill.)
i56110.tif
ICHi-56110
officers (military officers)
paintings (visual works)
pioneers
watercolors (visual works)
Wells, William, 1770-1812
X.269
portrait of william wells

Portrait of William Wells, also known as Apekonit. Wells was a government interpreter and scout who served under General Anthony Wayne (1745-1796) in 1794-1795. He was killed in the Fort Dearborn Massacre.

Portrait of William Wells, also known as Apekonit. Wells was a government interpreter and scout who served under General Anthony Wayne (1745-1796) in 1794-1795. He was killed in the Fort Dearborn Massacre.

04-08-2010