This is a “pencil” of “Chief Tosh~A~Wah,” (Tosawi) a Comanche. He is wearing a “Jeff Davis” hat along with a presidential peace medal around his neck. “Chief Tosh~A~Wah” was drawn using a photograph for reference taken by photographer, William S. Soule in 1868.
Reference photos made available by the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, WY.
Pencil on heavy-weight illustration board.
Edition of 250.
The original was donated and accepted for permanent placement in the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, Georgia in October, 2005.
Measures: 7.5″ x 10.5″