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Meach-o-shim-gaw, the Little Bear / George Catlin

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Title(s): 
Meach-o-shim-gaw, the Little Bear; The Little Bear
Creator(s): 
George Catlin (Artist)
Culture: 
American
Date: 
early 19th century
Materials/Techniques: 
watercolor on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955
Accession No: 
02.1520
Previous Number(s): 
0226.1520; 10477
Department: 
Signed, "Geo Catlin" in lower right; Inscribed, "25. Meach-shin-gaw. The little white Bear, a spirited and distinguished Brave, with a scalping-Knife grasped in his hand." on verso.
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