- Museum number
Drawing; Native North American Pawnee warrior is striking a White man, probably a soldier, on the head with a sabre which he is holding in his right and has a bow and arrow in his left hand. He has a red painted face, short hair with one straight black mark on his face; wearing a chocker necklace and carrying a black animal skin arrow case under his arm. He has a black cloth around his waist, and is not wearing any other clothing. The white man has short hair and a short beard; wearing a chocolate coloured shirt, blue trousers with a waist pouch and boots.
- Production date
Height: 14.10 centimetres
Width: 22.40 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 page 7 of a commercial illustrated catalogue advertising ‘Cuba Cane Knives’.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2011 17 Jun-25 Sep, Lotherton Hall, Leeds, Warriors of the Plains
2011 12 Oct-2012 19 Feb, Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh, 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-Drg24-Bla