Untitled ("Sioux Lodge"), page number 12, from a Chief Killer sketchbook

Chief Killer (Noh-hu-nah-wih), Southern Tsistsistas, 1849 - 1922, Southern Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne), Central Plains, Plains


about mid-1875-mid-1878

Pen, ink, colored crayon, and graphite on wove sketchbook paper

Sheet: 8 5/8 × 11 1/4 in. (21.9 × 28.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Mark Lansburgh Ledger Drawing Collection; Purchased through the Robert J. Strasenburgh II 1942 Fund



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing


Native American


Native American: Plains

Not on view


Inscribed, in graphite, upper right: 12; inscribed, in ink, bottom center: Sioux Lodge; reverse: [drawing D.2003.18.1]

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. 102, plate 58; p. 208, figure 5.9.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, pp. 41, ill. p. 230..


Morning Star Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown; sold to Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1990; sold to present collection, 2003.

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