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Here, a group of Potawatomi Indians gather next to the Wabash River. The figures are posed in a casual setting, reflecting Winter’s goal to record the daily life and customs of these people.
Winter was born in England and came to America in 1830 to study in New York. In 1837 he moved to Logansport, Indiana.
The artist; Blackburn family, San Francisco; Blackburn Estate; (Atelier Dore, San Francisco); (Gerald Peters Gallery, Jackson Hole, Wyoming); Paul H. Buchanan, Jr. [1918-2008], Indianapolis, Indiana; given by bequest to the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 2009 (TR10964).