Untitled (Two Partial Figures and a Hide), from an unidentified sketchbook ("Lance" sketchbook)

Unknown artist ("Lance" sketchbook), possibly Tsistsistas / American, active mid - late 19th century, possibly Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne), Central Plains, Plains


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late 1860s-early 1870s

Graphite on wove paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 5 15/16 × 8 11/16 in. (15.1 × 22 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, in graphite, upper left to right: [illegible writing....na / 20 or / 23 [?] ....]; upper right: Pup - history [writing ?] to / Owl Feather for / Rosebud Agency / (Brule‘ Owl Feather Band) / The history of a young man named Iron Club or / [illeg.] the "Pup"; reverse: [drawing 2007.65.81]

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. 60, plate 16.


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

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: 86

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