Buffalo Chase

Description
Shave Head, or O-uk-ste-uh,
drawn between 1875 and 1878 at Fort Marion, Florida
“Buffalo Chase”
Collected by Richard Henry Pratt about 1878
Pencil, colored pencil, and ink
Cheyenne warriors participate in the challenge of the buffalo chase. Four warriors, bows drawn and ready, ride close to the buffalo in order to kill the buffalo with one well directed arrow.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
Object Type
Drawings
date made
ca 1875-1878
original artist
Shave Head
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
2008.0175.59
accession number
2008.0175
catalog number
2008.0175.059
subject
Ledger Drawings
Communications
Art
Cultures & Communities
Military
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Ledger Drawings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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