Untitled (A Formation of U.S. Soldiers in Battle), page number 139, from the "Vincent Price Ledger"

Unknown artist ("Price" Ledger), American / Tsistsistas and/or Inunaina, active late 19th century, Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne) and / or Inunaina (Arapaho), Central Plains, Plains

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late 19th century

Graphite and colored pencil on laid edger paper

Overall: 5 11/16 x 11 11/16 in. (14.4 x 29.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Mark Lansburgh Ledger Drawing Collection; Gift of Mark Lansburgh, Class of 1949

2007.88.6

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Classification

Native American

Drawing

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper left [jproper right]: 139; reverse: preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper right [proper left]: 140 [drawing 2007.88.7]

Course History

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

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. 118, plate 74; p. 192, figure 4.2.

Provenance

Ledger Book drawn about 1879-1882; collected by an unidentified dealer, Laguna Beach, California; sold to Vincent Leonard Price, Jr. (1911-1993), California, early 1960's; Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown; given to present collection, 2007.

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: 105 (one of two)

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