Untitled (Social Dancers and Drummers), from a Robert Ridge Walker ledger

Robert Ridge Walker, American / Northern Tsistsistas, about 1860 - about 1965, Northern Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne), Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne), Northern Plains, Plains

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Graphite and colored pencil on small wove notebook paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 3 7/16 x 5 3/4 in. (8.8 x 14.6 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

2007.65.80

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Classification

Native American

Drawing

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Course History

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Fall 2014

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Fall 2014

NAS 30.2, ARTH 16, Plains Ledger Drawings and Their Complexities, Joyce Szabo, Summer 2013

NAS 8, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Vera Palmer, Spring 2013

Exhibition History

The Lansburgh Collection,

Publication History

Colin G. Calloway, First Peoples: A Documentary Survey of American Indian History, Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2012, p. 441

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. 188, plate 142; p. 245, figure 7.15.

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.

Angela Rosenthal and David Bindman, No Laughing Matter: Visual Humor in Ideas of Race, Nationality, and Ethnicity, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2003 p.441

Provenance

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.: 84

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