Untitled (Social Dancers and Drummers): Untitled ("Tom Bird"), from a Robert Ridge Walker ledger"

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



Graphite and colored pencil on small wove notebook paper

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

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: 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



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Research Area

Native American


Native American: Plains

Not on view


Inscribed, upper right, in graphite, in script: Tom bird and [Bird Glyph]

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. 187, plate 141; p. 246, figure 7.16.


Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico; acquired by present collection through a partial gift and partial purchase, 2007.

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