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Sac-a-ja-wea, Lewis and Clark’s Shoshone Indian Guide, by Lee Moorhouse

Description
English: Photo of Northwestern Indian subject by Major Lee Moorhouse
Date
Source Souvenir Album of Indian Photographs, 1905 (https://archive.org/stream/souveniralbumofn00moor#page/n4/mode/1up)
Author Lee Moorhouse

The portrait is not of Sacajawea, but of a Native American woman posing as Sacajawea.

Hunting the Buffalo

Description
English: A buffalo hunt: a colored engraving from 1872, derived from a much earlier picture.

A German lithograph of the same scene, attributed to Peter Rindisbacher (1806-1834)

Date
Source History of the Indian Tribes of North America, 1872 (https://archive.org/stream/historyofindiant01mckerich#page/n7/mode/2up)
Author Anonymous