In Pursuit of Game

Description
Shave Head, or O-uk-ste-uh (Cheyenne),
drawn between 1875 and 1878 at Fort Marion, Florida
“In Pursuit of Game”
Collected by Richard Henry Pratt about 1878
Pencil, colored pencil, ink and colored ink
This drawing shows two Cheyenne warriors hiding and hunting in a wooded area. Buffalo, elk, a turkey, and a flying bird are present. One of the warriors points his rifle towards the elk and buffalo. The other warrior aims his arrow at the flying bird.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1875-1878
original artist
Shave Head
Place Made
United States: Florida, Anastasia Island, Fort Marion
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11.4 cm x 18 cm; 4 1/2 in x 7 1/16 in
ID Number
2008.0175.55
accession number
2008.0175
catalog number
2008.0175.055
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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