Untitled ("Tom Bird"), from a Robert Ridge Walker ledger"

Robert Ridge Walker, Northern Tsistsistas / American, about 1860 - about 1965, Northern Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne), Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne), Northern Plains, Plains


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Graphite and colored pencil on small wove notebook paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 3 7/16 × 5 3/4 in. (8.8 × 14.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Mark Lansburgh Ledger Drawing Collection; Partial gift of Mark Lansburgh, Class of 1949; and partial purchase through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W‘18 Fund, and the Offices of the President and Provost of Dartmouth College



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing


Native American


Native American: Plains

Not on view


Inscribed, upper right, in graphite, in script: Tom bird and [Bird Glyph]

Course History

NAS 30.2, ARTH 16, Plains Ledger Drawings and Their Complexities, Joyce Szabo, Summer 2013

Publication History

Colin G. Calloway, Editor, Ledger Narratives, The Plains Indian Drawings of the Lansburgh Collection at Dartmouth College, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press (published in cooperation with the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire), 2012, p. 187, plate 141; p. 246, figure 7.16.


Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico; acquired by present collection through a partial gift and partial purchase, 2007.

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