Untitled (A Crazy Dog Society Warrior), page number 172 from the "Frank Henderson Ledger"

Unknown artist ("Frank Henderson" Ledger), American / Southern Inunaina and/or Southern Tsistsistas, 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 5/16 x 11 7/8 in. (13.5 x 30.2 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

2007.65.51

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, left of figure: [name glyph; man on horseback]; preprinted, ledger page number, in blue ink upper right [proper left]: 172; reverse: preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper left: [proper right] 171 [no drawing]

Course History

NAS 15, HIST 15, American Indians and American Expansion: 1800 to 1924, Colin Calloway, Spring 2014

NAS 38, HIST 38, American Odysseys: Lewis and Clark, American Indians, and the New Nation, Colin Calloway, Winter 2014

NAS 38, HIST 38, American Odysseys: Lewis and Clark, American Indians, and the New Nation, Colin Calloway, Winter 2014

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

NAS 38, HIST 38, American Odysseys: Lewis and Clark, American Indians, and the New Nation, Colin Calloway, Winter 2013

NAS 38, HIST 38, American Odysseys: Lewis and Clark, American Indians, and the New Nation, Colin Calloway, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

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

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. 17, figure 1.8; p. 165, plate 119.

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.172.

Provenance

Ledger Book [named for Hinono'eiteen (Frank Henderson,1862-1885), one of the artists], Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency, Darlington, Indian Territory (Oklahoma), completed about 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; acquired by present collection through a partial gift and partial purchase, 2007.

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: 59

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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