Untitled (Sketch of a Horse), page number 157, 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 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

2007.89.2

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Classification

Native American

Drawing

Native American: Plains

Not on view

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. 163, plate 117.

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 (1823-1890), Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in 1882; to her grandniece, Josephine [Mrs. James B.] Underwood Ritter (1891-1985), 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.

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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