Untitled (Joined Ledger Pages: Social Dancers, including part of page number 82), from an unidentified ledger

Wooden Leg (Kum-mok-quiv-vi-ok-ta), Northern Tsistsistas / American, 1858 - 1940
Northern Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne)


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about 1882

Graphite, colored pencil, ink, and watercolor on wove ledger paper mounted on wove paper

Mount: 6 15/16 × 10 1/4 in. (17.6 × 26 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: 82; inscribed, in blue pencil, lower right: Buffalo Chip

Course History

NAS 30.21, Native American Art and Material, Jami Powell, Spring 2020

Center for Cartoon Studies, Dan Nott, Fall 2021

NAIS 8.01, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Heid Erdrich, Fall 2022

Publication History

Mike Cowdrey, Wooden Leg, A Warrior Who Fought Custer, manuscript, San Luis Obispo, California, 2005, Drawing #4.

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. 14, figure 1.4; p. 169, plate 123.


Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico; acquired by present collection through a partial gift and partial purchase, 2007.

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