Untitled (A Horse and Mule), page number 47, from the "Peter W. Edwards Ledger"

Unknown artist ("Edwards" Ledger), Southern Inunaina and/or Southern Tsistsistas, active mid - late 19th century, Southern Inunaina (Arapaho) and / or Southern Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne), Central Plains, Plains

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1860s

Graphite and colored pencil on laid ledger paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 7 5/8 x 12 3/8 in. (19.4 x 31.5 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

2007.65.4

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Classification

Native American

Drawing

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper left: 47; reverse: preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper right: 48 [drawing 2007.65.5]

Exhibition History

Possibly exhibited Morning Star Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Summer 1999.

The Edwards Ledger Drawings: Folk Art by Arapaho Warriors, David A. Schorsch, New York, New York, January 16-March 14, 1990.

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. 50, plate 6.

Petersen, Karen Daniels, The Edwards Ledger Drawings: Folk Art by Arapaho Warriors. New York: David A. Schorsch, Inc., 1990.

Provenance

Ledger book collected by Peter W. Edwards (1822/24-1872), Waukegan, Illinois; to his eldest daughter, Ida Edwards; to her son, George Williams; to his son, G. Kent Williams; with David A. Schorsch, New York, 1990; with H. Malcolm Grimmer, Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown; to Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown; acquired by present collection through a partial gift and partial purchase, 2007.

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: 4

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