- Museum number
Drawing; White Horse, a Native North American warrior on red coloured horse with decorated bridle brown mane and short decorated brown tail, fires a pistol at the head of a White civilian man who is standing on the ground with both of his hands up in the air, at the same time, he counts coup with a lance decorated with a pennon-flag and a scalp. White Horse is wearing a war bonnet; he has long hair and a string of Germsn discs hanging from his head. He is wearing a long bone-pipe breastplate with a silver plate decoration hanging from it. He is 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
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Am2006-Drg14-Bla