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Ledger Narratives: The Plains Indian Drawings in the Mark Lansburgh Collection at Dartmouth College (New Directions in Native American Studies #8)

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The largest known collection of ledger art ever acquired by one individual is Mark Lansburgh’s diverse assemblage of more than 140 drawings, now held by the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College and catalogued in this important book. The Cheyennes, Crows, Kiowas, Lakotas, and other Plains peoples created the genre known as ledger art in the mid-nineteenth century. Before ...more
Hardcover, 292 pages
Published November 20th 2012 by University of Oklahoma Press (first published October 1st 2012)
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Recently bought two pieces of Native American (Cheyenne) Ledger Art on a trip to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Great reference and history of this art form. Simplistic but descriptive of their battles and life on The Plains. There are a few current artists rejuvenating this art form. Beautiful.
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