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Accession Number: 1932.15.0

Physical Description: Indian

History of Object: Brought to Topeka in 1871 by Henry Moeser (1837-1876), who operated a cigar store in the 100 block of Kansas Avenue from about 1870 to 1876. The figure was also reportedly later displayed at the Windsor House Hotel, which operated at the corner of Kansas Avenue and 7th Street from 1882 to 1889. Moeser is believed to have acquired the carving from the New York tobacco supply house of Edward Hen.

Date: 1871

Index Terms

Associations and Subjects

    Theme/topic: Cigar store Indians
    Use, Place of: Shawnee County (Kan.)
    Origin, Place of: New York (N.Y.)
    Use, Place of: Topeka (Kan.)
    Theme/topic: Tobacco
    Individual: Moeser, Henry, 1837-1876
    Individual: Hen, Edward

Creators and Contributors

    Hen, Edward

Status: Inventoried

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