Plains Indian Ledger Art: Black Horse Ledger - Untitled

Black Horse Ledger

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Page No. 35
Media: pencil (graphite), colored pencil
Dimensions: 8 x 13 1/2 (33.5 x 19.5 cm) inches


Cheyenne - Northern


Plains Ledger Art Digital Publishing Project (PILA), Mandeveille Special Colletions, UCSD Libraries, La Jolla, CA


Drawings principally by Black Horse, c. 1879-1885, depicting Northern Cheyenne events beginning around 1865. Likely acquired through the post trader ...More

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Crow, Pawnee, dress, fighting scene, shield art, battle, biographic, horse, horse stealing, tipi, camp, war, war pony, Northern Cheyenne, colored pencil, war shield, crooked lance society, women, children, scout, soldiers, rifle, name glyph, Black Horse, war shirt, counting coup, quirt, village, saber, bow, arrow

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Warrior in a red shirt carries a shield with four tiers of feathers. He counts coup on a fallen enemy as bullets fly.