Untitled (An Inunaina (Arapaho) Warrior), page number 156, from the "Frank Henderson Ledger"

Unknown artist ("Frank Henderson" Ledger), Southern Inunaina and/or Southern Tsistsistas / American, active late 19th century, Southern Inunaina (Arapaho) and / or Southern Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne), Central Plains, Plains

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about 1882

Graphite and colored pencil on laid ledger paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 5 3/8 × 11 13/16 in. (13.6 × 30 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

2007.65.50

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Classification

Native American

Drawing

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in graphite, upper right, in script: Hillman; preprinted, ledger page number, in blue ink, upper right [proper left]: 156; reverse: preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper left [jproper right]: 155 [no drawing]

Course History

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Fall 2014

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Fall 2014

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Spring 2013

Exhibition History

Possibly exhibited Nedra Matteucci Galleries, Santa Fe, New Mexico, "The Lansburgh Collection," August 10-31, 2000.

Native American Ledger Drawings from the Hood Museum of Art: The Mark Lansburgh Collection, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 2-December 19, 2010.

American Pictographic Images: Historical Works on Paper by the Plains Indians, Alexander Gallery, New York, New York, May 25-June 22, 1988; Morning Star Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, August 19-September 16, 1988.

Publication History

Karen Daniels Peterson, American Pictographic Images: Historical Works on Paper by the Plains Indians, New York: Alexander Gallery and Sante Fe: Morning Star Gallery, 1988, no.156.

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. 162, plate 116.

Provenance

Ledger Book [named for Ledger Book [named for Hinono'eiteen (Frank Henderson,1862-1885), one of the artists], Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency, Darlington, Indian Territory (Oklahoma), completed 1882; given [sent] to his friend Martha Ker Underwood (1823-1890), Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in 1882; to her grandniece, Josephine [Mrs. James B.] Underwood Ritter (1891-1985), Carlisle, Pennsylvania; purchased by Alexander Aceredo, Alexander Gallery, New York, New York, 1987; [pages removed from ledger]; sold to Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, about 1988; given to present collection, 2007.

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: 58

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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