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Making Medicine book of drawings, ca. 1875-1878

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Creator:
Making Medicine 1844-1931
Annotator:
Fox, George W
Physical description:
1 disbound volume of 21 drawings (22 leaves) : graphite, colored pencil, and crayon ; 22 x 29 centimeters
Culture:
Cheyenne Indians
Indians of North America Great Plains
Type:
Ledger drawings
Collection descriptions
Date:
1875
ca 1875-1878
Summary:
Drawings in an artists sketchbook, now disbound, including scenes of hunting, life at Fort Marion, wagons, trains and Indian camp life. Drawings lettered A-U, and individually captioned by George Fox. Inside the front cover the words "Drawn by" and "Cheyenne" are in handwriting of George Fox; the name, "Making Medicine", was written by the artist himself. Includes original letter from Fox (n.d.) and letter of transmittal from the donor Mrs. Burnside (October 1923).
Cite as:
Manuscript 39B, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA MS 39B
OPPS NEG 55,047-55,068
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Making Medicine book of drawings ca. 1875-1878
Data Source:
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