Fort Dearborn Massacre Woodcut

Title

Fort Dearborn Massacre Woodcut

Subject

Potawatomi Indians
Illinois--Fort Dearborn
Illinois--Chicago
Children
Fort Dearborn Massacre (Chicago, Illinois : 1812)
Indians of North America

Description

A woodcut, created as part of the Federal Art Project, depicts a male Potowatami Indian carrying a young girl to safety while Fort Dearborn burns in the background during the Fort Dearborn Massacre. 

On verso: "Black Partridge attempted to rescue Mr. Lee's little daughter."

Creator

Delson, Robert

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

n.d.

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

401294
Federal Writers Project

Original Format

woodcut
b&w
99
22 x 17 cm

Citation

Delson, Robert, “Fort Dearborn Massacre Woodcut,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 27, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/21064.