Label on verso: t [?] for C. Ketch/’But as Br____ bent over, the clear, mirrowing [sic] water, he beheld, on the oppos[ite] side, reflected in the limpid basin the [illeg.]u[illeg.] shadow of a stately Indian! With instinctive[e] energy he sprang to regain his weapon while the Indian yelled, xxxx but as he seized his rifle & face the foe, the savage da[illeg.]ed open in fear of his gun & scattering the powder, extended his open palm in token of friendship’ Tuh-gah-ju[?]y an by B. M[illeg.]er—page 28/s/A. J. Miller, pt.
The artist: [Edward Eberstadt and Sons, New York, NY]; H.J. Lutcher Stark, Orange, TX, 1959; present owner: Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, Orange, Texas, by bequest, 1965, accessioned to the Stark Museum of Art, 1978