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Drawing; White Horse, Native North American warrior riding down a White cavalryman with his black stallion. The cavalryman had dismounted but did not have enough time to use his carbine. White Horse is wearing printed kerchief on his head, and a long German silver discs ornament on the back of his head. He counts coup with his sabre on the soldier's horse to declare ownership of the animal. Identified by composite name glyph.
- Production date
Height: 17.50 centimetres
Width: 21 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- There are forty-two Ledger Drawings in the Tall Bear series; drawings 1-16 were drawn by Tall Bear; drawings 17-42 were probably drawn by a Lakota artist, Pretty or Good Bear (Mah-tow-wash-ta); transferred to the British Museum by the William Blackmore Museum, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK. 1931.
Landscape; drawn on used line white paper with text at the bottom, not relating to the drawing.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2012 22 Sep- 2013 13 Jan, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, Warriors of the Plains
2013 25 May-3 Nov, Manchester Museum, Warriors of the Plains
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Transferred from Blackmore Museum, Salisbury, Wiltshire. 1931
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Am2006-Drg11-Bla