John Wesley Jarvis, Black Hawk and His Son Whirling Thunder


John Wesley Jarvis, Black Hawk and His Son Whirling Thunder, 1833, oil on canvas, 75.6 x 91.4 cm (Gilcrease Museum) Note: the Sac and Fox Nation changed the spelling of their name from the 19th-century Sauk.


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This work at the Gilcrease Museum.

 

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Cite this page as: Laura F. Fry and Dr. Steven Zucker, "John Wesley Jarvis, Black Hawk and His Son Whirling Thunder," in Smarthistory, October 26, 2022, accessed December 1, 2022, https://smarthistory.org/john-wesley-jarvis-black-hawk-and-his-son-whirling-thunder/.