- Museum number
Drawing; two Native North American men mounted on one yellow coloured horse with black bridle, rein and mane, the middle of horse's tail is red.
The man sitting at the front of the horse has a red painted face, hair plaited in red-cloth-wrapped braids and is wearing a black shirt with grey pattern, black trousers with a red stripe down the side, and red loin-cloth hanging from his waist. He is holding a lance with an eagle feather at the top.The other man has a red painted face, hair bound in red cloth and is wearing black trousers with a red stripe down the side and red loin-cloth hanging from his waist. Many short straight lines are across the drawing.
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Height: 13.80 centimetres
Width: 21.50 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 paper.
- Not on display
- 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-Drg17-Bla