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

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

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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 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

2007.65.57

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: 82; inscribed, in blue pencil, lower right: Buffalo Chip

Course History

CCS, James Sturm, Winter 2019

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.

Provenance

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

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: 63

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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