Untitled (An Inunaina (Arapaho) Warrior Traveling), page number 108, from an unidentified ledger

Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne), Inunaina (Arapaho), Central Plains, Plains

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about 1882

Graphite and colored pencil on laid ledger paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 7 11/16 × 12 3/8 in. (19.6 × 31.4 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

2007.65.55

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Classification

Native American

Drawing

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Drawn, upper right center, in graphite: [name glyph: figure on horseback]; preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper right: 108; reverse: preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper left: 107 [drawing 2007.65.54]

Course History

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

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. 27, figure 2.9; p. 167, plate 121.

Provenance

A bound ledger (about 70-80 pages) was found in a storage box in the Chilocco Indian School, Oklahoma, by an unidentified man, about 1965 [taken apart and sold by this individual]; with an unknown dealer, about 1985-1986; Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, about 1988; acquired by present collection through a partial gift and partial purchase, 2007.

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: 61

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