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Fort Reno Ledger Drawing / Unknown

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Three identically dressed women in print dresses and red blankets sit with Howling Water as one of the women takes off his bandolier. His hat, quirt, belt, and knife sheath are on the ground. His beautiful spotted horse is tied to a tree in the background.

From the article: Preserving History in the Southern Plains: Cheyenne and Arapaho Ledger Drawings from Fort Reno, Plains Indian Art, Created in Community.
Emma I. Hansen, Curator Emerita and Senior Scholar for the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 2016.

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Title(s): 
Fort Reno Ledger Drawing
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Arapaho, Cheyenne
Date: 
1887
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/2 (L) × 7 1/2 in. (W) (31.8 × 19.1 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4526.11.17
Department: 
Not On View

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