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Drawing; one Native North American warrior and two White men, probably solders, fighting, behind is a brown coloured horse with a white blanket saddle, stirrup and hanging reins with a long ornament hanging from the horse's neck.
One of the White men is firing a rifle at the warrior, the other White man who is in the middle trips forward towards the other white man. The warrior is standing, facing the rifle; he is holding a rifle in his hand, which is pointing up in the air. He has red painted face, braids wrapped in red cloth; wearing neck chocker with dentalium shell earrings hanging on each side of his shoulders. He has a blue shirt, black waist straps and yellow leggings with fringe at the top and bottom. The two white men are wearing brown shirt, blue trousers and boots. The man firing the rifle is wearing a black bag on his waist; the other has a sabre on his waist.
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Height: 14.30 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 text page (no number) of a commercial illustrated catalogue describing ‘Solid Cast Steel Sledges and hammers’.
- 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-Drg31-Bla