Untitled (An 1887 Dated Invoice), from the "Old White Woman Ledger"

Unknown artist ("Old White Woman" Ledger), American / Tsistsistas, active late 19th century, Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne), Central Plains, Plains


about 1880-1890

Graphite and ink on wove paper (ledger endpaper)

Sheet (Irreg.): 7 5/16 x 11 13/16 in. (18.5 x 30 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



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing


Native American


Native American: Plains

Not on view


Inscribed, graphite, upper left to right: [?]R. O. Rober[n?]t / -Post-[illeg.]-/ I have all done now making / hard work. Will you pay / me $3.50, 4, or 5 dollars. / have other Book for me. / J. B. Rob[illeg] / 4.3-1887 [underscored]; inscribed, in black ink, center left: 62071 / 4215 / 57856

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. 160, plate 114.


From the formerly bound Old White Woman Ledger (46 pages); Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown; acquired by present collection through a partial gift and partial purchase, 2007.

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: 71

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