Untitled (A Tsistsistas (Cheyenne) Courting Couple Meet), page number 61, from the "Old White Woman Ledger"

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

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about 1880-1890

Graphite on colored pencil on wove ledger paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 7 5/16 x 11 13/16 in. (18.6 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

2007.65.69

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Classification

Native American

Drawing

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in graphite, above right figure: [name glyph; "Old White Woman"]; preprinted, ledger page number, in blue ink, upper left [proper right]: 61; reverse: preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper right [proper left]: 62 [no drawing]

Exhibition History

Constructing Gender: Works from the Hood Museum of Art's Collection, 1500 to the Present, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ARTH 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 28-April 22, 2012.

"The Lansburgh Collection" Nedra Matteucci Gallery Santa Fe, NM August 11-31, 2000

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. 18, figure 1.11; p. 151, plate 105.

Provenance

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

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: 74

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