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Bowen, John T. (1801-1856) [Color lithograph of Red Jacket, a Seneca chief wearing the Presidential Peace Medal.]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05742.02 Author/Creator: Bowen, John T. (1801-1856) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Print Date: circa 1839-1856 Pagination: 1 lithograph : col. ; 25.5 x 16 cm.

Date estimated by years Bowen worked in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Collateral to GLC05742.01.

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