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Ledger Drawing depicting an Indian Agent steering a horse carriage | Donald Ellis Gallery

Ledger Drawing

attributed to Cehupa (Jaw, Okicize Tawa, or His Fight, ca. 1853-1924)
Amidon Ledger Book (pg 47)
Lakota
Northern Plains

ca. 1890

graphite on lined paper

height: 8 ¼"
width: 13 ½"

Inventory # P4189b

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A handwritten inscription in the bottom right corner reads “Sioux agent coming to try and stop fighting between two Indian Tribes.”

Exhibited

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