Inscribed, in blue pencil, in script, above left figure: Pawnee; inscribed, in graphite and orange pencil, in script, above right figure: Heap of Bears; inscribed, in graphite, upper right: [name glyph: (bear with hash marks); "Heap of Bears"]; preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper right: 110; reverse: preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper stamp: 109 [no drawing]
NAS 30.2, ARTH 16, Plains Ledger Drawings and Their Complexities, Joyce Szabo, Summer 2013
The Edwards Ledger Drawings: Folk Art by Arapaho Warriors, David A. Schorsch, New York, New York, January 16-March 14, 1990.
Possibly exhibited Morning Star Gallery, Inc., Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown.
Possibly exhibited Medicine Man Gallery, Inc. [J. Mark Sublette], Tucson, Arizona, date unknown.
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.
Petersen, Karen Daniels, The Edwards Ledger Drawings: Folk Art by Arapaho Warriors. New York: David A. Schorsch, Inc., 1990.
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. 52, plate 8; p. 244, figure 7.13.
Ledger book collected by Peter W. Edwards (1822/24-1872), Waukegan, Illinois; to his eldest daughter, Ida Edwards; to her son, George Williams; to his son, G. Kent Williams; with David A. Schorsch, New York, 1990; with H. Malcolm Grimmer, Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown; to Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown; acquired by present collection through a partial gift and partial purchase, 2007.
Lansburgh no.: 6
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