A Group of California Indians
[xfAP2 G6 v.11 p. 377]

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL DRAWING-ROOM COMPANION. 1856. Boston, F. Gleason [etc.], Volume XI, No. 24, Whole Number 284, December 13, 1856.

This publication first appeared on May 3, 1851.
From 1855 until its demise in 1859, it was titled Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.

The caption for this image reads, "The striking group of Indians on page 377 of this number, was drawn for us by Mr. Champney, from a fine daugerreotype taken by Mr. Heywood at Crescent City, Klamath River, Oregon coast. The Indian with a cap and sword is a chief, and the second one next to him is his son. The remainder of the group are Indians and their squaws. The costumes, appointments, attitudes and faces of these specimens of the aborigines are faithfully rendered from the daugerreotype. Mr. Heywood, to whom we are indebted for this unique group, is an accomplished artist, who has traveled extensively in this country and Europe, and has brought home many interesting souvenirs of his journeyings, in the shape of views of places, people and buildings of note. His rooms are at 228 Washington, corner of Summer Street, with a branch establishment at 103 Court Street, and are freely open to all visitors. He has won quite a reputation by his portraits and views."

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