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    Ledger Drawing: An Exceptionally Large and Bright Example. Matted to 12" x 15". The artist and tribe is unknown but is certainly Northern Plains, Sioux or Cheyenne. The artist may be showing an incident from the Battle of the Rosebud, 17 June 1876. White Shield, whose name is written on the companion to this piece that is also in this sale, was a Cheyenne warrior who distinguished himself at Rosebud. If that is the case, the perspective of this may be looking south toward the wooded hills behind Crook's position. See Swanson, G. A. Custer: His Life and Times, pages 207 and 209 for illustrations and discussions of drawings similar to this one and the one adjacent.
    From the Glenwood Swanson Collection.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2018
    9th Saturday
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