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Extent:
27 Items (drawings in leather-bound notebook 28 leaves and inside covers, crayon, graphite and colored pencil, 8 x 20 cm.)
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Ledger drawings
Date:
n.d
Scope and Contents:
Leatherbound pocket notebook of ruled paper, containing 27 drawings, 3 with associated horse tracks on facing page. Most of the drawings depict individual men on horseback dressed in finery, but there are also five scenes of warfare, two of courting, and one of two feathered lances. Storekeeper's account entered on first page. Many pages were loose from the binding when inventory numbers were assigned. The original order was reconstructed and the volume rebound in 2002.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4452-b
General:
This work of art was conserved with a Save America's Treasures program grant.
Album Information:
MS 4452B 000
Topic:
War -- Cheyenne  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 4452-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4452B
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MS 4452-b Book of drawings, probably Cheyenne, primarily of individual men on horseback
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4452b