Untitled (A Tsistsistas (Cheyenne) Warrior Shoots a Non-Native Man), page number 103, from the "Frederic H. Douglas Ledger"

Unknown artist ("Douglas" Ledger), Tsistsistas / American, active mid - late 19th century
Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Central Plains



Ink, watercolor, colored pencil and graphite on laid ledger paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 7 3/8 × 12 5/16 in. (18.7 × 31.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: 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



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Research Area

Native American


Native American: Plains

Not on view


Preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper left: 103; inscribed, lower left corner, in graphite, in script: shoots white man; reverse: preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper right: 104 [no drawing]

Course History

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

Center for Cartoon Studies, Steven Bissette, Fall 2019

Exhibition History

Possibly exhibited Kenneth Canfield Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Spring 1990.

Publication History

Mike Cowdrey, The Frederic H. Douglas Ledger manuscript, June 15, 2000, p. 23, ill.

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. 49, plate 5.


Ledger Book, about 1865; collected by Dr. Frederic Huntington Douglas (1897-1956), Denver, Colorado, date unknown; to the Estate of Dr. Frederic Huntington Douglas, Denver, Colorado; [with] Kenneth Canfield Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Spring 1990; [pages removed from ledger, date unknown]; sold to Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1990; acquired by present collection through a partial gift and partial purchase, 2007.

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