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Ledger Drawing of two Native American warriors engaging in battle on horseback | Donald Ellis Gallery

Ledger Drawing

attributed to Cehupa (Jaw) or Okicize Tawa (His Fight), ca. 1853-1924
Macnider Ledger Book (pg. 208)
Northern Plains

ca. 1880

graphite and coloured pencil on lined paper

height: 5 ¾"
width: 14 ½ ½"

Inventory # P3952

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The Macnider Ledger Book is an important discovery in the field of Plains Ledger Art following its discovery at a local courthouse auction over 130 years after it was produced.


John Macnider, son of the owner/operator of the Fort Yates Trading Post in North Dakota 1876-1896


​Fairfield University Art Museum, Picturing History: Ledger Drawings of the Plains Indians. Fairfield, CT, September 27 - December 20, 2017

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