Hillis Hadjo

Muscogee mystic Hillis Hadjo (Josiah Francis) became a prominent Red Stick leader during the War of 1812. He painted his self-portrait during a diplomatic mission to Britain in 1815 during which he tried, and failed, to negotiate a formal alliance with the Crown.

Watercolour by Hillis Hadjo (Josiah Francis), 1815
British Museum, London, United Kingdom

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