The Passing of the Nations (Amerinds): Navajoes

Alexander F. Harmer, American, 1856 - 1925


about 1900

Tooled and painted leather

Overall: 34 3/4 × 48 in. (88.3 × 121.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of James Knox Tindle, Class of 1936



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Commissioned by Senator and Attorney General Philander Chase Knox (1853-1921), Shadyside, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, about 1900; by descent to his grandson, James Knox Tindle (1872-1943), Valley Forge, Pennsylvania; given to present collection, 1936.

This record is part of an active database that includes information from historic documentation that may not have been recently reviewed. Information may be inaccurate or incomplete. We also acknowledge some language and imagery may be offensive, violent, or discriminatory. These records reflect the institution’s history or the views of artists or scholars, past and present. Our collections research is ongoing.

We welcome questions, feedback, and suggestions for improvement. Please contact us at: