Untitled (A Regiment Bugler)

White Swan, Apsaalooke / American, 1851 - 1904, Apsáalooke (Crow / Absaroke), Northern Plains, Plains


about 1890

Graphite and colored pencil on wove canvas paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 7 5/8 × 9 1/8 in. (19.4 × 23.1 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, on reverse, in graphite, upper right, in script: Mrs. E. P. Green / 17958 Hatton St. / Reseda Di 2-8323; stamped, lower left, in ink: LANSBURGH [semi-circle] / in graphite, 1987; inscribed, lower right, in blue ink: 856 [encircled]

Course History

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

Exhibition History

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.

Publication History

Colonel Rodney G. Thomas (United States Army, Retired), Rubbing Out Long Hair Pehin Hanska Kasota, the American Indian Story of the Little Big Horn in Art and Word, Spanaway, Washington: Elk Plain Press, 2009, p. 290, figure 18.

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. 181, plate 135.

Chartrand, Rheanne, Gerald McMaster, Janet Catherine Berlo, Paul Chaat Smith, and Jeff Thomas. Revision(s). Ontario: McMaster University, 2019. page 118.


Possibly owned by Mrs. E. P. Green, Reseda, California; Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, by 1987; acquired by present collection through a partial gift and partial purchase, 2007.

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: 96

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