Tootoomitch - War Chief of the Snakes

Sketched by William Warner Major, 1852


Tootoomitch c1852 (41-72-10/424) Tootoomitch - Peabody Museum

Medium:  Watercolor on paper
Dimensions:  26.4cm x 18.8cm (10 3/8" x 7 3/8"), Sight

On the blanket, right side, it reads:  Sketched by W.W. Major 1852

On middle, bottom, it reads:  Tootoomitch . War Chief of the Snakes

Owner: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Massachusetts

William Major departed from his mission to England from New York in 1853 and sold this watercolor back east for goods or money to live and travel.