Cheyenne Pictures. Cheyennes Charging on U.S. Troops

Description
Unknown artist, about 1894
“Cheyenne Pictures. Cheyennes Charging on U.S. Troops.”
Pencil, colored pencil, ink and watercolor
The Cheyenne Indians pictured in this drawing are displayed in identifiable warrior society clothing. The warriors ride at a gallop, the hoof marks indicating movement, while firing their rifles at the U.S. troops. Two riders lean low behind the necks of their trained war horses shielding themselves from the bullets flying in all directions.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
Object Type
Drawings
date made
ca 1894
original artist
unknown
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 25 cm x 33.2 cm; 9 13/16 in x 13 1/16 in
Place Made
North America
ID Number
GA*08110
catalog number
GA*08110
accession number
1897.031963
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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