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Drawing; Native North American warrior mounted on a red coloured horse, he is holding a bow with his right hand; he counts coup with a lance having twor feathers, on a Pawnee who is standing on the ground with a bow and arrow loaded. The warrior on horseback has long hair with a red piece of cloth and a long german silver discs ornament hanging from his head. He is wearing a brown shirt with white armbands and blue-fringed quiver, brown trousers with red stripe and loincloth hanging from his waist. The man on the ground is a Pawnee, he has short-cropped hair with a tail; wearing brown diamond pattern shirt, brown loin cloth, footwear on the left foot and an arrow holder with arrows hanging from his shoulder.
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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 ruled white paper with one line of text at the bottom, not relating to the drawing.
- 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-Drg3-Bla