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LEDGER DRAWING

“Chief Killer among the Turkeys on the Canadian River” (recto)
​“Kiowa Camps at Fort Sill” (verso)
Attributed to Noh-hu-nah-wih (aka Chief Killer) (1849-1922)
Cheyenne
Central Plains

ca. 1875-78

graphite, crayon and coloured pencil on paper
width: 11"
height: 8 1/2"

Inventory # P3922

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Exhibited

Metropolitan Museum of Art, Native Paths, American Indian Art from the Collection of Charles and Valerie Diker, May 7, 1998 to January 2, 2000

National Museum of the American Indian, First American Art, The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection, April 24, 2003 to May 29, 2006

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

Published

Native Paths, Wardwell, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1998, pg. 22

First American Art, Bernstein and McMaster, Seattle, University of Washington Press, 2004, pg. 97

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