1956.0082.002 Print, 1960.0167 Frame, view 1
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Print (Mezzotint)

  • Title:

    Etow Oh Koam King of the River Nation

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    John Verelst (Painter)

    John Simon (Mezzotinter)

  • Place of Origin:

    London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:


  • Materials:

    Ink; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Mezzotint, Engraving

  • Museum Object Number:


  • Complete Details

Object Number


Object Name

Print (Mezzotint)


Etow Oh Koam King of the River Nation


Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase with funds provided by Charles K. Davis

Creator (Role)

John Verelst (Painter)

John Simon (Mezzotinter)

Place of Origin

London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe



Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Bottom left; I: Verelst pinx:
2. Inscription; Bottom center; Simon Fecit
3. Inscription; Bottom right; Sold at y\e Rain Bow & Dove y\e corner of Ivey bridge in the Strand


Portrait; Native American; American Indian


Ink; Paper (laid)


Mezzotint, Engraving

Dimensions (inches)

16.8 (H) , 10.4 (W) , 15.7 (Image H) , 10.2 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

42.6 (H) , 26.5 (W) , 15.7 (Image H) , 10.2 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at bottom. Plate H: 16.375 in (41.5 cm). Plate W: 10.16 in. (25.8 cm). Chain intervals: 2.9-3.1 cm; 9 laid lines per cm.

Publication Date


Place of Publication

London, England, United Kingdom, Europe




Partial fleur de lis

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Fowble, E. McSherry. 1991 To Please Every Taste: Eighteenth-Century Prints from the Winterthur Museum.
Published: no. 19, pp. 74-75.
[Book] Fowble, E. McSherry. 1987 Two Centuries of Prints in America, 1680-1880 : A Selective Catalogue of the Winterthur Museum Collection.
Published: no. 43, p. 96.
[Book] Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Inc. & The Walpole Society. 1963 Prints pertaining to America: a list of publications in English, relating to prints about that portion of America now included in the United States with emphasis on the period 1650-1850: and a checklist of prints in an exhibition to commemorate the 1962. 99 p.
Published: no. 100, p. 41.
[Article] Hinderaker, Eric. 07//1996 The "Four Indian Kings" and the Imaginative Construction of the First British Empire. The William and Mary Quarterly. 53 (3): 487-526.
Portraits discussed on pp. 495-96, 505-9.
[Book] Smith, John Chaloner. 1884 British Mezzotinto Portraits; Being a Descriptive Catalogue of These Engravings from the Introduction of the Art to the early part of the present century. 1. 1-460.
Listed as no. 84, p. 1095-96.
[Book] Volk, Joyce Geary. 2006 The Warner House: A Rich and Colorful History.
Same portrait in 1720s wall mural: pp. 24-25, figs. 2.4-2.5
[Article] Robertson, Bruce. 1985 "The Portraits: An Iconographical Study", in Garratt, John G. & Robertson, Bruce. 1985. The Four Indian Kings. 139-77.

[Thesis] Brincat, Lauren Holly. 2014 John Browne's Flushing: Material Life on a Dutch Frontier, 1645-1700. M.A. Winterthur Winterthur Program in American Material Culture