(1276) The Council in the Long House

The Council in the Long House
FES Title: The Council in the Long House. Washington and the half king. Tanacharisson
Alternate Titles: The Half King Spoke; A Mission of the Ohio. November, 1752. ‘The Seneca Chief, Half-King, addresses Major Washington’
Date: 01/09/1924
Size: 36″H x 30″W
Medium: oil_single-prime-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Madison, Lucy Foster. Washington. Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company,1925: facing 84.
caption: The Sachems Sat in Silence After He Had Made an End of Speaking to Consider the Discourse. Then the Half-King Got Up and Spoke

______. New York: The Hampton Publishing Company,1925: facing 84.
caption: [same as above]

Erskine, Laurie York. “The Man who Led the Way.” The American Boy–Youth’s Companion, February 1932: 11.
caption: ‘It is good to be with my red brothers,’ Washington said gravely. ‘I come with many gifts.’

Apgar, John F., Jr. Frank E. Schoonover, Painter-Illustrator: A Bibliography. Morristown, NJ: John F. Apgar, Jr., 1969: 16.
caption: In the Council Lodge. Illustration from the book Washington by Lucy Foster Madison, Penn Publishing Co. 1925.

Inscription: lr: Frank E Schoonover / ’24
Exhibitions: 1931 FES; 1943 Warner
Comments: index; NT 4×5; edit; form 12.07;
Provenance: Schoonover Studios Ltd., Wilmington, Delaware; Franklin and Alice Biggs, Odessa, Delaware; private collection

Norman Rockwell Museum



Norman Rockwell Museum is Open 7 days a week year-round

May – October and holidays:

open daily: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursdays: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. (July/August 2015)
Rockwell’s Studio open May through October.

November – April: open daily:

Weekdays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Weekends and holidays: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Holiday Closings:

The Museum is Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day





Members: FREE
Adults: $18.00
Seniors (65+): $17.00
College students with ID: $10.00
Children/teens 6 — 18: $6.00
Children 5 and under: FREE

Official Museum Website






Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262

413-298-4100 x 221