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Stu-mick-o-sucks, The Buffalo Bull's Back Fat
  • George Catlin
    1796–1872
    born: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States ; died: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
  • Stu-mick-o-sucks, The Buffalo Bull's Back Fat, 1832
  • Where object was made: United States
  • photomechanical print
  • Object Height/Width: 29 x 23.5 cm
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • S2007.064
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Man with long black hair wearing a feather with roach-like headdress. His buckskin shirt has horsehair tassels around neckline, a circular design with red and striped wedges on his chest and further decoration on shoulders and down arms. He holds a long object decorated with quillwork and feathers.

Bust only.