Six Nations Public library - Digital Archive
Ahyouwaighs, Chief of the Six Nations 1838


Description
Creators:
R. T., Lithographer
Charles Bird King (1785-1862)
, Artist
Media Type:
Image
Object
Item Type:
Lithographs
Description:
Portrait of Ahyouwaighs (or John Brant, 1794-1832) who was the son of Thayendanegea (Joseph Brant, 1742/43-1807). In the War of 1812, Brant and John Norton led native warriors to stop an American attack at the Battle of Queenston Heights in October 1812. He was made a lieutenant in the Indian Department and was involved in several battles throughout the war. In 1828, he was appointed resident superintendent for the Six Nations of the Grand River. In 1830, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada for Haldimand; in 1831, his election was appealed and John Warren was declared elected. He was the first Indian to sit in Upper Canada's parliament as a lawmaker.
Inscriptions:
Ahyouwaighs, Chief of the Six Nations 1838
Date of Original:
1838
Dimensions:
Width: 15 in
Height: 24 in
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 1393in
Image Height: 2165in
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Brant, John ; Ahyouwaighs
Local identifier:
SNPL000080v00i
Collection:
Six Nations Legacy Consortium Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.06681 Longitude: -80.11635
Donor:
Six Nations Legacy Consortium
Creative Commons licence:
by-nc-nd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Protected by copyright: Uses are subject to the terms of a contract. Contact the repository for further information. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Location of Original:
Toronto Public Library Special Collections; Lithograph at Six Nations Public Library
Contact
Six Nations Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

1679 Chiefswood Rd
PO Box 149
Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0
519-445-2954

Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Ahyouwaighs, Chief of the Six Nations 1838


Portrait of Ahyouwaighs (or John Brant, 1794-1832) who was the son of Thayendanegea (Joseph Brant, 1742/43-1807). In the War of 1812, Brant and John Norton led native warriors to stop an American attack at the Battle of Queenston Heights in October 1812. He was made a lieutenant in the Indian Department and was involved in several battles throughout the war. In 1828, he was appointed resident superintendent for the Six Nations of the Grand River. In 1830, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada for Haldimand; in 1831, his election was appealed and John Warren was declared elected. He was the first Indian to sit in Upper Canada's parliament as a lawmaker.