Buffalo Chase

Description
Wohaw, aka Beef, Wolf Robe, Gu hau de (Kiowa),
drawn between 1875 and 1878 at Fort Marion, Florida
"Buffalo Chase"
Collected by Richard Henry Pratt about 1878
Pencil, colored pencil, and watercolor
Wohaw's drawing shows a party of Kiowa warriors participating in a buffalo hunt. The warriors ride tightly together behind the herd. One buffalo has been successfully killed.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
Object Type
Engraving
date made
ca 1875-1878
original artist
Wohaw
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11.4 cm x 18.1 cm; 4 1/2 in x 7 1/8 in
Place Made
United States: Florida, Anastasia Island, Fort Marion
ID Number
2008.0175.53
catalog number
2008.0175.053
accession number
2008.0175
subject
Ledger Drawings
Communications
Art
Cultures & Communities
Military
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Ledger Drawings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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