Amon Carter print details

Afraid of the Eagle, or Wan-bli ko-ki-pa, The Eagle Fears Him

Alexander Gardner (1821-1882)

Object Details

  • Date

    May 1872

  • Object Type


  • Medium

    Albumen silver print

  • Dimensions

    Image: 7 7/16 x 5 in.
    Mount: 8 7/16 x 6 in.

  • Inscriptions


    l.l. in image: Ogalala.8.

    Mount Verso:

    u.c. printed on paper label: 309. WANMB'LE-KO-KI-PA. Afraid of the Eagle. (Front.) \ OGALALLA.

    u.l. to u.r. printed on paper label: Wan-bli ko-ki-pa, The Eagle Fears-him, seems \ to be the true meaning.

    u.c. in graphite: 813. \ Neg. No. 3205

    c. in ink: D [circled]

    l.c. in graphite: P105 \ Top L \ Direct

    l.l. in graphite: 309 Org

  • Collection Name

    Bureau of American Ethnology Collection

  • Credit Line

    Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas

  • Accession Number


  • Copyright

    Public domain

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