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Biograhical Sketch of Frank Blackwell Mayer

"Kaposia, June 19th, 1851" F. B. Mayer

Plate 21 - "Kaposia, June 19th, 1851" F. B. Mayer

Frank Blackwell Mayer, born in Baltimore, Maryland, December 27, 1827; died in 1908. Many of his paintings represented scenes in Indian life, and in 1886 he completed a canvas entitled The Treaty of Traverse des Sioux, the treaty having been signed during the summer of 1851, about the time the sketch of Kaposia was made.