Untitled (Counting Coup) and Untitled (A Tsistsistas (Cheyenne) Crooked Lance Society Warrior), from an unidentified sketchbook ("Lance" sketchbook)

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


late 1860s-early 1870s

Graphite, colored pencil, and watercolor on wove paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 6 × 8 3/4 in. (15.3 × 22.2 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


19th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Research Area

Native American


Native American: Plains

Not on view


Reverse: [drawing 2007.65.84]

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. 55, plate 11.


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

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