A Leni Lenape Chief in War Costume.

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Item No: pdcc00178
Title: A Leni Lenape Chief in War Costume.
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

A warrior is holding a long bow and wearing an arm guard. His attire includes a hide jacket adorned with charms of animal heads and claws. He is barefooted.

From "Novus Orbis Seu Descriptionis Indiae Occidentalis," by Johannes de Laet, published at Antwerp, A. D. 1633.

Drawn and engraved for The Sunday Dispatch expressly to illustrate Westcott's "History of Philadelphia." March 24th 1867 written in pencil below caption.


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Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.3
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler