Untitled (An Inunaina (Arapaho) Warrior), page number 158, from the "Frank Henderson Ledger"

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

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about 1882

Graphite, colored pencil and watercolor on laid ledger paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 5 5/16 x 11 13/16 in. (13.5 x 30 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Mark Lansburgh Ledger Drawing Collection; Gift of Mark Lansburgh, Class of 1949, in honor of Barbara Thompson, Curator of African, Oceanic, and Native American Collections, Hood Museum of Art, 2002-2008

2007.89.1

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Classification

Native American

Drawing

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in graphite, upper right: wolf black (crossed out); preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper right: 158; upper right center, in graphite: [name glyph]; reverse: preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper left: 157 [drawing 2007.89.2]

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.

Possibly exhibited Nedra Matteucci Galleries, Santa Fe, New Mexico, August 10-31, 2000.

American Pictographic Images: Historical Works on Paper by the Plains Indians, Alexander Gallery, New York, New York, May 25-June 22, 1988; Morning Star Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, August 19-September 16, 1988. [not illustrated in publication]

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. 26, figure 2.8; p. 164, plate 118.

Provenance

Ledger Book [named for Frank Henderson, one of the artists], Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency, Darlington, Indian Territory (Oklahoma), completed 1882; given [sent] to his friend Martha Ker Underwood (?-1890), Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in 1882; to her grandniece, Josephine [Mrs. James B.] Underwood Ritter, Carlisle, Pennsylvania; purchased by Alexander Aceredo, Alexander Gallery, New York, New York, 1987; [pages removed from ledger]; sold to Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, about 1988; given to present collection, 2007.

Old Number

Lansburgh no.: 109; G8

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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