Image ID
ICHi-064806
Headline
Indian Treaty of Greenville, 1795
Title (of Artwork/Object)
Indian Treaty of Greenville, 1795
Date Depicted
1795
Date Created
1795
Creator
Believed to be Officer of General Wayne's staff
Creator Role
artist
Artwork/Object Depicted
paintings (visual works)
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-64806
Inventory Number
1914.1
Storage Location
P&S
Acquisition Source
Gift of Mr. LaVerna Noyes
Max Pixels - Height
5028
Max Pixels - Width
6000
KEYWORDS
1914.1
20%
CDM
CH_04651
color
Greenville, Treaty of, 1795
i64806
i64806.tif
ICHi-64806
Ohio
paintings (visual works)
i064806
i64806
ICHi-64806
indian treaty of greenville 1795

Painting depicting the Indian Treaty of Greenville, 1795. Oil on canvas. Artist is believed to be an Officer of General Anthony Wayne's staff and completed in 1795. Principal figures are believed to be as follows: General Anthony Wayne, 1745-1796, the officer, front view, with epaulets on shoulders, standing near Chief Little Turtle; William Henry Harrison, 1773-1841, a subordinate officer, standing to the right of General Wayne; Captain William Wellls, officer kneeling and acting as the interpreter and transcribing the Indian's speech; Little Turtle, the great Miami Chief, talking to General Wayne; "Tarke the Crane" Wyandotte Chief, Priest and Keeper of the great Calumet, or Pipe of Peace.

Painting depicting the Indian Treaty of Greenville, 1795. Oil on canvas. Artist is believed to be an Officer of General Anthony Wayne's staff and completed in 1795. Principal figures are believed to be as follows: General Anthony Wayne, 1745-1796, the officer, front view, with epaulets on shoulders, standing near Chief Little Turtle; William Henry Harrison, 1773-1841, a subordinate officer, standing to the right of General Wayne; Captain William Wellls, officer kneeling and acting as the interpreter and transcribing the Indian's speech; Little Turtle, the great Miami Chief, talking to General Wayne; "Tarke the Crane" Wyandotte Chief, Priest and Keeper of the great Calumet, or Pipe of Peace.

10-23-2012