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Drawing; two Native North American warriors, Eagle Bull and Hole in Head falling off a horse, both men are wounded. Eagle Bull is wearing a trailing war bonnet and carries a shield as well as an emblem of a wooden club decorated with an antelope horn (?). Hole in Head is armed with a colt revolver and a horse whip. He is wearing dentalium shell pendant earrings tipped with shell discs. Both warriors are identified by composite glyph names which are drawn above them.
- 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 white ruled paper with one line of text at the bottom, not relating to the drawing.
- 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
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- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Am2006-Drg5-Bla