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