Untitled (A Tsistsistas (Cheyenne) Standing Couple Wrapped in a Courting Blanket), page number 188, 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, colored pencil, ink, watercolor on wove ledger paper

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

2007.65.72

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 [proper left]: 188; inscribed, in black ink, upper left directly next to sheet number: 7; reverse: preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper right [proper right]: 187 [no drawing]

Exhibition History

The Lansburgh Collection,

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. 157, plate 111.

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.: 77

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